to chairman and Kenneth Gal
to president-CEO of Asher/Gal & Partners, Los Angeles, formed by the merger of Italia/Gal and Asher & Partners. The merger comes after Asher lost two of its biggest pieces of business, the CaliforniaDepartment of Health Services anti-smoking effort and American Suzuki Motor Corp. Other partners in the merged shop include Darryl Asher
, generalmanager; Bruce Dundore
, chief creative officer; Leah Mitchell
, director of media services; Barry Schoenfeld
, director of business development; and Christine Steele
, head of account management, all keeping their previous titles and positions. Joel Hochberg
, former president, Asher & Partners, left to become a consultant.... Gayle Greco
, formerly regional VP-sales and marketing, Advo, to the newly created position of senior VP-national account marketing for direct marketing company Dimac Marketing, St. Louis.
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