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Rich LeFurgy, senior VP-advertising, Buena Vista Internet Group, is leaving to pursue other interests, a spokeswoman for the Walt Disney Co. division confirmed. Mr. LeFurgy couldn't be reached for comment at deadline.

Classified Ventures has named David Israel as its new president-CEO. Mr. Israel was most recently president-CEO of Macmillan Computer Publishing USA. He replaces interim President-CEO Tim Landon, who is also VP-strategy, research and development for Tribune Publishing. Classified Ventures was founded in 1997 by Tribune, Times Mirror Co. and Washington Post Co.

CBS MarketWatch has launched a network of national sales offices, adding new locations in Boston, Chicago and Los Angeles in addition to already established offices in New York and San Francisco.

Snickelways Interactive, New York, has launched the TUMI luggage and accessories Web site to help pre-sell customers for its retail distributors.

Iname has signed two deals with CBS SportsLine and CNN's CNN Interactive and CNN/SI Interactive divisions to provide free e-mail to both sets of the sites' users.

Individual Investor signed a content and marketing deal with 401K Forum, a site dedicated to offering investment advice about 401(k) retirement plans. Individual Investor also announced a deal to host two monthly chats on Yahoo! Finance.

Allapartments launched a new Resource Center to help users with relocation issues. The area will include a calculator to estimate moving costs, a tool to compare crime rates in various cities and packing advice.

PlanetAll, Cambridge, Mass., the Internet-based calendar, address book, and reminder service, which was recently purchased by Amazon.com, named Kenneth Dotson senior VP-marketing and business development. Mr. Dotson was formerly VP-marketing at SportsLine USA.

Copyright August 1998, Crain Communications Inc.

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