Kaiser Permanente to Rapp Collins Worldwide, New York, for its estimated $24 million direct-response business, previously handled by a variety of direct marketing suppliers.
David J. Pecker to the additional post of CEO of Grolier, New York, in addition to his titles of president-CEO of Hachette Filipacchi Magazines.
Jim Beam Brands Co. to Wunderman Cato Johnson, Chicago, as promotion and merchandising agency for its DeKuyper liqueurs. The work previously was handled in-house and through project relationships.
ESC Medical Systems narrowed its $12 million review for a new account to Gotham, Jordan McGrath Case & Partners, Publicis and Warwick Baker O'Neill, all New York, and Quantum Consumer, Parsippany, N.J.
Financial World magazine was shut down after being padlocked June 15 by the landlord, Investment Properties.
Copyright June 1998, Crain Communications Inc.