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Argentina's YPF S.A. oil company is moving its $20 million ad account from Ayer Vazquez, the country's top agency, to the significantly smaller Vincit Publicidad, effective Jan. 1. For Ayer Vazquez, 10% owned by N.W. Ayer & Partners, the account represents one-quarter of its $96 million annual billings.Vision Corp., Seattle, is reviewing incumbent Cole & Weber, Seattle, and five other West Coast agencies for the software marketer's estimated $5 million-to-$7 million account.Maxfli Golf, Greenville, S.C., to Richards & Shutze, Atlanta, from BBDO South, Atlanta, for a '97 creative project.Global Center, an Internet business services company spun off from modem maker Global Village Communication is seeking its first agency.Maxwell Shoe Co., Boston, to Greenberg Seronick O'Leary & Partners, Boston, from in-house, for its estimated $1 million Sam & Libby's women's shoe account.WellsPark Group, Newton, Mass., owner of 40 shopping mall properties, to North Castle Partners, Boston, for its estimated $6 million account. Previous agency is Houston Herstek Favat, Boston.Solatube International, San Diego, to Phillips-Ramsey Advertising, San Diego, for the skylight marketer's national ad and PR account.

Copyright November 1996, Crain Communications Inc.

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