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Atkin Iverson Barnes ROEDY HELPING MTV EXPAND OUTSIDE U.S.; IVERSON TAKES RIVES CLIENT SERVICES POST; MASTROGIOVANNI JOINS AVON PRODUCTS; COLGATE ALUM LESCH DIES AT 84

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MEDIA

LONDON-William H. Roedy has been promoted to president-international, a new post at MTV Networks, London and New York, from president of MTV Europe.

He is responsible for international expansion efforts by MTV channels, including VH-1's first foray outside the U.S. that made its debut Sept. 30 in the U.K.

Mr. Roedy, 45, will be succeeded by Brent Hanser, named president-creative director from head of production and programming, and Peter Einstein, who moves to president-business director from head of network development.

Other people moving:

Michael Elliot to president, Source Entertainment, New York, a new division of Source Publications, while remaining special projects director, The Source. Also at The Source: Peter Ferraro to ad director, a new post, from media planner-account exec, Deutsch.

Jeff Wade to exec VP-sales and marketing, Showtime Networks, New York, from exec VP-affiliate relations, QVC, West Chester, Pa. He succeeds Jack Heim, now president, Nostalgia Television, Alexandria, Va.

John B. Newton to senior VP, a new post at Time Warner Cable Programming, Stamford, Conn., from a consultant.

Barrie Atkin to executive director-consumer marketing, a new post at TV Guide, New York, from new-business development director, Miami Herald.

Heather Faust to VP, a new post at Parade, Chicago, while remaining Midwest ad manager.

Brendan Banahan to VP-associate publisher based in New York, a new post at Consumer Direct Access, San Francisco, from group publisher, Field & Stream and Outdoor Life, New York.

Michael G. Kane, 35, to VP-market development, Gannett Suburban Newspapers, White Plains, N.Y., from market development director, Poughkeepsie (N.Y) Journal. Mr. Kane succeeds Marti Buscaglia, now marketing director, El Paso (Texas) Times.

Rochelle Udell to VP-creative marketing and new media, a new post at Conde Nast Group, New York, from the same post, Conde Nast Publications.

Kim McQuilken to VP-sports and brand licensing, a new post at Turner Home Entertainment, Atlanta, from director of marketing special projects, Turner's Goodwill Games.

Connie Hudas to Detroit ad director, People, from Detroit ad manager, Country Living and Redbook. She succeeds Denise Lovat, to Detroit ad manager, In-Style.

AGENCY

HOUSTON-Ann Iverson has been named exec VP-director of client services at Rives Carlberg, a new post at the $52 million shop formerly owned by Young & Rubicam.

Ms. Iverson had owned and operated Creating Selling Opportunities. Shell Oil Co. was among the Houston marketing consultancy's clients.

Previously, she was senior VP-group management supervisor at Ogilvy & Mather, New York. Her 22-year Ogilvy career was spent primarily in the Houston office.

Other people moving:

John A. Florida to principal-managing director, Morgan, Anderson & Co.'s new Mexico City office, from president, J. Walter Thompson Publicidade, Rio de Janeiro.

Benjamin Barnes, 40, to regional president-CEO, a new post at FCB Asia-Pacific, Hong Kong, from senior VP worldwide-area director, Southeast Asia and CEO, Grey Hong Kong.

Mike Duvall, 54, to VP-group creative head, a new post at Winkler McManus, San Francisco, from free-lancer.

Louise Guryan to VP-integrated communications director, a new post at Foote, Cone & Belding/Technology Group, San Francisco, from media director.

Kevin Roberts to VP-group account director, a new post at Bates Canada's HealthCom Canada, Toronto, from managing director, Bates Medical & Consumer, Johannesburg.

Andrew Spade to creative director on the Fruitopia and Nynex Corp. accounts, a new post at Chiat/Day, New York, from VP-associate creative director, Team One, El Segundo, Calif.

ADVERTISER

NEW YORK-Ronald D. Mastrogiovanni, 50, was named to the new post of senior VP-chief information officer at Avon Products.

He joined the company from Coopers & Lybrand's Technology Advisory Services practice, where he was a partner.

Mr. Mastrogiovanni succeeds Ray Perry, who resigned in August.

Also, Spencer McIlmurray was named VP-information technology services, a new post. He had been director-general manager of systems and technical services.

Other people moving:

Edward S. Jurus to president-general manager, Kodak Canada, Toronto, from VP-general manager of manufacturing and supply. He succeeds Ronald C. Morrison, now general manager-imaging manufacturing and supply and corporate VP, Eastman Kodak Co., Rochester, N.Y.

Patrick G. Bradley to president-general manager, Rubbermaid Canada, Toronto, from VP-sales. He succeeds Carol Troyer, who moved to president-general manager, Rubbermaid Office Products, Maryville, Tenn.

John R. Schultz, 59, to VP-information technology and chief information officer, a new post at Upjohn Co., Kalamazoo, Mich., from executive director-biostatistics and clinical data management.

Danindra Dias to managing director, a new post at Kellogg India, Bombay, from director-administration and finance.

Arthur Kienle to VP-marketing and sales, a new post at USAfrica Airways, Washington, from a consultant.

Joakim Gip to marketing director, Ikea Canada, Burlington, Ontario, from marketing manager, H&M Clothing, Stockholm. He succeeds Ola Lindell, to VP-marketing, Ikea, Wallau, Germany.

John M. Hardie to general manager-cosmetics and fragrances, Ellen Betrix, Dreieich, Germany, from manager of cosmetics-U.K. and Ireland. He succeeds Werner Geissler, now VP-general manager, fine fragrances/Western Hemisphere, Ellen Betrix, Los Angeles.

OBITUARY

SARASOTA, Fla.-George Lesch, 84, former chairman-CEO of Colgate-Palmolive Co., died Sept. 23 at his home.

The Illinois native held that title at Colgate from 1960-71.

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