COMINGS AND GOINGS

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Greg Renker, president of Gu-thy-Renker, a Palm Desert, Calif.-based infomercial company, to chairman of the board and the executive committee of the National Infomercial Marketing Association.

Don Tuckerman to vice chairman-CEO, Elkman Advertising & Public Relations, Bala-Cynwyd, Pa., from president-CEO. Also: Bernadette Alexander to president from exec VP-marketing services director; Tom Tebbens to exec VP-director of client services; and Steve Rosen to exec VP-public relations director.

Barry Gibbon, 50, to chairman, Spec's Music, Miami, a retail chain, from a consultant and, formerly, CEO at Burger King Corp. He succeeds company founder Martin Spector, 90, now honorary chairman.

C. Stephen Lynn adds the title of president, Shoney's, Nashville, Tenn., to that of chairman-CEO when Charles Porter retires May 1. Also: Gregg Kaplan, formerly senior VP-marketing, left the company.

Betsy Bernard to president, Pacific Bell Communications, San Francisco, from VP-customer service, AT&T Data Communications.

Richard Sasso to president-CEO, Celebrity Cruises, Miami, from senior VP-sales and passenger traffic. He succeeds Harry Haralambopoulos, who retired.

Larry Mercer, 49, to exec VP-Northeast and Canadian divi-sions, Home Depot, Atlanta, a new post, from president of the Northeast division. He succeeds Stephen Bebis, who left the company. Vern Joslyn, formerly VP-Northeast operations, succeeds Mr. Mercer.

Rick Myracle to exec VP-chief operating officer, McKinney & Silver, Raleigh, N.C., a new post, from senior VP-partner.

Kathy Self to senior VP-retail operations, North America, Laura Ashley Ltd., Boston, from senior VP, Kaybee Toy & Hobby, Pittsfield, Mass.

Greg Zorthian, VP-business development, Forbes, New York, adds responsibility for consumer marketing.

Anne Jardine to VP-marketing, Hanes Hosiery, Winston-Salem, N.C., from VP-marketing, Kayser-Roth Corp., Greensboro.

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