Donna Kalajian Lagani
was named publishing director of the newly formed Cosmopolitan Group
, New York, which encompasses the monthly magazine, spinoff Cosmo Girl
and cosmogirl.com, and 38 international editions. Esther Laufer was named associate publisher of the group from associate publisher-marketing at Cosmopolitan
, and Susan Plagemann succeeds Ms. Lagani as publisher of Cosmo
from associate publisher-advertising at the magazine.
Publicis said it's acquiring Gramercy Group, a direct marketing and sales promotion agency, and public relations shop LobsenzStevens, both New York. The agencies, with combined revenue of $13 million, will join Publicis Dialog, the integrated communications division of Publicis.
Copyright October 1999, Crain Communications Inc.