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Jan Soderstrom has landed at 3Com Corp., Santa Clara, Calif., in the new post of senior VP-marketing and brand management. Ms. Soderstrom, for two months senior VP-global brand management at Charles Schwab & Co., will focus on redefining the 3Com brand.

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.

Copyright November 1999, Crain Communications Inc.

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