J.J. Buettgen to senior VP-marketing, Hollywood Video, Portland, Ore., from senior VP-marketing, Darden Restaurants' Olive Garden chain.
Michael Parise to senior VP-management director on the Mattel account, Foote, Cone & Belding, Los Angeles, from group director, DGWB, Irvine, Calif.
Robbie Finke to senior VP-group account director, Korey Kay & Partners, New York, a new position, from account director. Also: Robert Hofferman to account director, from account supervisor, BBDO Worldwide.
Alan Kerr to VP-group account supervisor, Goldberg Moser O'Neill, San Francisco, from account director, Winkler Advertising. He succeeds Tom Skunda, who left the company.
Adam S. Herman to VP-director of media, Romann Group, New York, a new position, from senior VP, Warren/Kremer/CMP/Advertising.
Gary Larsen to creative director, J. Walter Thompson USA, Los Angeles, from most recently a free-lancer. He formerly was VP-associate creative director at Rogge Effler & Partners, Santa Monica, Calif.
Robert W. Mong Jr. to president-general manager, The Dallas Morning News, Dallas, from exec VP-publishing division, A.H. Belo Corp., the News' parent company. He succeeds Jeremy L. Halbreich, who left the company.
Adam S. Herman to VP-director of media, Romann Group, New York, from senior VP, Warren/Kremer/CMP/Advertising.
Mary Dabrowski-Scotti to VP-design and merchandising, Kayser-Roth Corp.'s Deartment & Specialty Store Women's Brands, New York, from exec VP-marketing and merchandising, Hampshire Hosiery, Spruce Pine, N.C.
Gerry Lantz to worldwide account director on the Hasbro account, Griffin Bacal, New York, from corporate director of marketing, Ferrero USA.