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SAN FRANCISCO- Saatchi & Saatchi Advertising has promoted Mary Doan and Rob Ingalls to continue the team operating structure developed by outgoing CEO Michael Jeary, who shifted to the same post in New York.

Ms. Doan, 40, was named exec VP-general manager from management director. Mr. Ingalls, 43, was promoted to vice chairman-executive creative director from creative director.

Other people moving:

Linda Kaplan Thaler, 43, to exec VP-executive creative director, Wells Rich Greene BDDP, New York, from exec VP-group creative director, J. Walter Thompson USA. She succeeds Mary Moore, who left. The appointment, capping a lengthy search, came as WRG attempts to undo a string of client losses.

Mark Raper to president, Earle Palmer Brown Public Relations, New York, from president, Earle Palmer Brown, Richmond, Va. Also: Steve Albertini to exec VP while remaining president of EPB, Philadelphia. Both succeed duties held by Bill Southard, EPB's New York president who's starting his own public relations company.

Bob Rightford, 60, CEO at Ogilvy & Mather Rightford Searle-Tripp & Makin, Johannesburg, will retire at the end of the year. , now executive creative director and chairman, will succeed Mr. Rightford as CEO.

Peter Middleton to exec VP-diversified services director, a new post at Ross Roy Communications, Bloomfield Hills, Mich., from CEO, Bates Direct Communications, London. Also to a new post: Paula Eridon to exec VP-business development director from marketing director, Carlson Marketing Group, Troy, Mich.

Ted Shaine, 47, senior creative director, BBDO Worldwide, New York, to the new post of exec VP from senior VP.

Kathy Linehan, 39, database marketing director, Leo Burnett Co., Chicago, adds the new title of senior VP. Also: Robert H. Long, 45, to senior VP-group account director, Burnett, Tokyo, from account director, Burnett, Chicago. He succeeds John Kerastas, to client service director in Tokyo.

Susan McMichael and Tim Cenova to VP and co-creative directors, new posts at D'Arcy Masius Benton & Bowles, St. Louis, from co-creative directors, CheckMark Communications.


BEVERLY HILLS, Calif.-Lee Wilcox has been named to the new post of VP-marketing at fX, Fox's new basic cable network.

He had been sales development director at Time magazine.

Also joining fX in new jobs are Steven Badeau as VP-research from the same title at MTM Productions and Adam Sanderson as director of promotions from promotion director at Conde Nast Traveler.

Other people moving:

Charles E. to exec VP-affiliate relations based in Las Vegas, a new post at Fingerhut Cos.' S The Shopping Network, Minneapolis, from VP-sales and affiliate relations, QVC, West Chester, Pa.

Richard Rene, 30, to international development director, a new post at Westwood One Entertainment, Los Angeles, from international affilate relations manager.


SYDNEY-Dean Wills, 61, retires this month as chairman-chief executive of Coca-Cola Amatil.

Mr. Wills, chairman-chief executive for a decade, has been with the company 37 years.

Managing Directors Bill Gibson, 55, overseeing development, and Norb Cole, 52, responsible for operations, will assume his duties.

Other people moving:

Michael J. Roarty, longtime Anheuser-Busch Cos. exec VP-corporate marketing and communication, will retire Sept. 30 and become a consultant.

Steven Jarmon, 37, to general manager-product development, a new post at Nikon, Melville, N.H., from marketing communications director, Timberland Co., Hampton.


BANGKOK-Kamthorn Kamolvarinthip, 49, area chairman of Lintas Asia-Pacific, died of a heart attack June 5.

He joined Lintas in 1970 as the account exec of its new Bankok office, which became Thailand's top agency under his tenure.

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