Eric Silver, copywriter, and Eric King, art director, a creative team from Wieden & Kennedy, Portland, Ore., on the Nike and ESPN accounts, have moved to Foote, Cone & Belding, San Francisco, to work on the Levi Strauss & Co. account.
Bobbi John left Bates USA, New York, where she served as exec VP-creative director on the Miller Brewing Co. account.
Lewis R. Little to president-chief operating officer, Smithfield Foods, Norfolk, Va., from president of Gwaltney of Smithfield, a wholly owned subsidiary. He succeeds John O. Nelson, who resigned. Succeeding Mr. Little is Timothy A. Seely, from VP-sales and marketing, Fresh Meats of Gwaltney.
Lisa Meyer to senior partner-director of marketing services, a new post at Carmichael Lynch, Minneapolis, from senior partner-director of account management. Succeeding her is John Colasanti, from partner-management supervisor.
Rita Tomaro to director of women's product design, Hush Puppies and Wimzees brands, Wolverine World Wide, Rockford, Mich., from product development manager, H.H. Brown Shoe Co., Greenwich, Conn. She succeeds Maggi Mercado, now a VP.
Richard Cohen, president, MGM Home Entertainment, Santa Monica, Calif., a division of Metro Goldwyn Mayer/United Artists, adds the same title at the newly named MGM Consumer Products division, formerly MGM/UA Licensing & Merchandising.
George Rogers, senior VP, Arnold Communications, Boston, to account director from management supervisor. Also: VP Jon Castle to management supervisor from account supervisor.
George Weber, 89, founder and former chairman of Cole & Weber, Seattle, died Nov. 2 of a heart attack. Mr. Weber retired in 1972 as chairman. The agency subsequently was sold to Ogilvy & Mather, New York.