Omnicom Group, New York, acquired QED Technologies, Malvern, Pa., a consultancy specializing in pharmaceuticals and other healthcare businesses.
John Kelley to president-CEO, Ha-Lo Industries, Niles, Ill., from chief marketing officer, and president of its Upshot subsidiary. He succeeds Lou Weisbach, who remains chairman. Also, Richard Magid resigned as Ha-Lo chief operating officer and will be a consultant to Mr. Kelley. Ha-Lo, a provider of branded promotional and premium items, restructured earlier this year and reported a $2.6 million net loss for the third quarter.
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