Richard Russo, 37, to exec VP-chief creative officer, FCB/Tierney, Philadelphia, effective Feb. 27 from exec VP-creative director, Deutsch, New York. He succeeds Tom Mabley, who was let go (AA, Oct. 31). The appointment of Mr. Russo is considered quite a coup, and a source said he would have an opportunity for a future equity stake in the agency.
Russ Portugeis, 43, to managing director, a new post at Turner International Television Licensing, Atlanta, from exec VP, Turner Entertainment Networks International, London. He will oversee syndication sales, marketing and distribution of Turner programming throughout Europe, Africa and the Middle East. At Turner Pictures Worldwide, Los Angeles: Joy Every to VP-feature animation development, from VP-motion picture development, Hanna-Barbera Cartoons. Also: Ilene Hoffman to director-feature animation development, from the same post, Hanna-Barbera.
Nino Tarantino, 35, to president, Cy DeCrosse division of Cowles Magazines, Stamford, Conn., while remaining chief operating officer. He succeeds James B. Maus, 60, now senior VP, Cowles Magazines.
Jan L. Murley, 43, to VP, Procter & Gamble Worldwide, Cincinnati, while remaining managing director-worldwide strategic planning of skincare products. Also: Fabian T. Garcia, 35, to VP, P&G Far East, Kobe, Japan, while remaining general manager of cosmetic and fragrance products-Japan; Mark Gordon, 39, to VP, P&G Latin America, Caracas, while remaining general manager of laundry and cleaning products-Mexico.
Steven J. Kalagher to president, Seagram Spirits & Wine Group, New York, from president, Seagram North America, where he was considered a re-engineering leader. He succeeds Edward J. McDonnell, who retired. Also: Fernando Kfouri to president, a new post at the new Seagram Americas division, from president, Seagram Latin America, Coral Gables, Fla. He is responsible for distilled spirits operations in the U.S. and Canada, and distilled spirits and wine operations in Latin America.
Jeffrey Lorberbaum to president-chief operating officer, a new post at Mohawk Industries, Atlanta, while remaining president-CEO, Aladdin Mills, Dalton, Ga., a Mohawk subsidiary.
Bruce Jasurda, 42, to chief operating officer, David Cravit CME, from managing director, Ogilvy & Mather, Chicago. CEO David Cravit said Mr. Jasurda will help manage "dramatic growth" planned by the agency.
Greg Christoff, 39, to VP-marketing, a new post at Paterno Imports, Chicago, from marketing director.
Cathleen R. Pratt to director-ad sales, the Discovery Channel-Latin America, New York, from director-programming partnership, the Discovery Network, Bethesda, Md.
Bob Doyle, 42, to exec VP, McFarland & Drier, Miami, from exec VP-general manager, Fahlgren Benito, Tampa, Fla. The move comes three months after McFarland's merger with Hameroff/Milenthal/Spence, Columbus, Ohio. Also: Judy Penny, 37, to VP-creative director, from principal, Judy Penny Art Direction, Boston. She assumes creative responsibilities from Bill Drier, who remains president.
Bob Turner to president, Shamrock Radio Sales, New York, a new Interep Radio Store radio representative company, effective May 1, from senior VP-general sales manager, Group W Radio Sales, an arm of Interep.
Raymond G. Boller, 44, to senior VP-marketing and affiliate sales, GTE Main Street, a Stamford, Conn., interactive TV network, from VP-national accounts, Showtime Network, New York.
Ann E. Dilworth, 47, to president, Times Mirror Consumer Media, Los Angeles, from group VP-new consumer media.
Tony Brown to VP-operations, HomeDepot's southern division, Tampa, Fla., from Atlanta district manager. He succeeds Lynn Martineau, now VP-merchandising for the Southeast.
Richard Waterman to director-state and local government relations, a new post at Cox Communications, Atlanta, from VP-corporate affairs, Times Mirror Co., Los Angeles.
Molly Hudson Rosen to exec VP-director of business development, Wells Rich Greene BDDP, New York, from exec VP-new business, Lintas. She succeeds Jeffrey Johnson, now exec VP-managing partner of the agency's services accounts unit.
James Borcherdt to creative director, DDB Needham Worldwide, Chicago, from VP-creative director, D'Arcy Masius Benton & Bowles, St. Louis.
Pamela Maffei McCarthy to deputy editor, The New Yorker, New York, from managing editor of the magazine and senior VP, the New Yorker Magazine Inc. Dorothy Wickenden succeeds Ms. McCarthy as managing editor, from national affairs editor, Newsweek.
Philippe Guelton to publisher, TopModel, New York, while remaining international controller, Hachette Filipacchi USA.
Betsy Petroski, 37, to design director, Calvin Klein Hosiery Worldwide, New York, from design director, Sara Lee Hosiery, Winston-Salem, N.C.
Lowell J. Linderman to director-quality management, Hormel Foods Corp., Austin, Minn., from corporate manager-quality and process control.
Barbara L. Cipolla to senior VP-director of media services, Ingalls, Quinn & Johnson, Boston, from VP-group media director, Arnold Fortuna Lawner & Cabot. She succeeds John Maher, who left.
Stephanie Smith to ad director, YM, New York, from ad director, Harper's Bazaar.
Joe McDonagh to executive creative officer, Saatchi & Saatchi Advertising, Los Angeles, from exec VP-creative director of the Toronto office.