Dean Foods Vegetable Co. was notified that Young & Rubicam, San Francisco, was resigning the $5 million Bird's Eye account.
Paul Michaels to chief operating officer, a new post at M&M/Mars, Hackettstown, N.J., from VP-franchise.
Kaiser Permanente to Grey Advertising, New York, for its estimated $25 million to $30 million new national account.
Labatt USA to Bozell, New York, to handle advertising for Dutch brew Carlsberg; spending wasn't undisclosed.
Primedia will acquire Cowles Enthusiast Media and Cowles Business Media units from McClatchy Newspapers for approximately $200 million.
Anthony Foglio to president-CEO, Skyy Spirits, San Francisco, from president-chief operating officer of IDV/North America, Hartford, Conn. He succeeds Maurice Kanbar, who remains chairman.
Vail Resorts to Goodby, Silverstein & Partners, San Francisco, from Kelly/Dexter, Boston, for its estimated $20 million national ad account.
Mullen, Wenham, Mass., resigned the estimated $3 million Gitano account.
Copyright January 1998, Crain Communications Inc.