John Drury, 43, to senior VP-chief marketing officer at AutoNation USA, Fort Lauderdale, Fla., from principal with Harris Drury Cohen. He succeeds Tom Gruber, who left to take the same title -- a new post -- at parent Republic Industries.
Interpublic Group of Cos. reported a 22% increase in net income for 1996, to $205.2 million. Revenue jumped 16% to $2.54 billion. Revenue from U.S. operations increased 33%.
Copyright February 1997, Crain Communications Inc.