Yvonne Furth to chief operating officer and president-U.S. operations, new posts at DraftDirect Worldwide, Chicago, from president of the Chicago office.
Judy Carpenito to exec VP, Martin Direct, Richmond, Va., from senior VP-managing director, Martin Agency, New York. Succeeding her is Shepard R. Doniger, 38, from director of public affairs, IBM Corp., Armonk, N.Y.
Barbara Friedmann to VP-business development, a new post at Time Inc.'s Parenting Group, New York, from marketing director.
James Dimonekas to New York manager, Playboy, from senior account exec. He succeeds Kim Pinto, who left earlier this year to join Stagebill, a K-III Communications publication. Also promoted at Playboy: Jeff Kimmel to sales development manager, a new post, from account exec.
Eric Schwarzkopf to New York manager, Shape, from senior sales associate.
Molly Wootton to Los Angeles manager, a new post at Gruner & Jahr USA Publishing's Family Circle, from Men's Fitness.
Kathleen Buczko to VP-general manager-Integrated Communications Group, a new post at Base One Marketing, Torrance, Calif., from director of public relations, Epson America.
Arthur Meranus and Stephen Feinberg to executive creative directors, new posts at N.W. Ayer & Partners, New York, from acting creative director and group creative director, respectively. Also: Paul Schwartz, exec VP, to senior creative director from creative director; Beth McLure, creative director, to exec VP from senior VP; Jim Othmer to senior VP-creative director from VP-creative supervisor.
Mary Bester to VP-brand marketing partner on the Pontiac Grand Am account at D'Arcy Masius Benton & Bowles, Troy, Mich., from VP-account supervisor, Ross Roy Communications, Bloomfield Hills.
Rob Morgan to worldwide director of marketing, Boots Healthcare International, London, from managing director, Turtle Wax International. Before that, Mr. Morgan was marketing director, Kellogg U.K. He succeeds Peter Millburn, who has moved within Boots to its new-business venture in Japan. Mr. Morgan will be responsible for driving the marketing efforts behind international expansion and new products.
Marcel Moens to managing director, Leo Burnett-Belgium, Brussels, from executive director, Belgian Association of Advertising Agencies. He succeeds William Golding, who left about two months ago to start a McDonald's franchise in Italy.
Lori Spano-Erdos to travel advertising manager, USA Today, from general manager, Gannett Outdoor Network USA.
Mike McIntyre, 42, to director of sports marketing, a new post at Frankel & Co., Chicago, from marketing manager, Leaf's NHL Licensed Trading Cards division, Bannockburn, Ill.
Karen Riordan to VP-management supervisor, Arnold Communications, Boston, from account group director, Pagano Schenck & Kay.
Ted Nelson to senior VP-creative director, Pagano Schenck & Kay, Boston, from the same title at Yessawich Pepperdine & Browne, Orlando.
Steve Langan to marketing director, Coca-Cola Brazil, Rio de Janeiro, from ales brand director, U.K. Bass Brewers, London.
Jerry Clay to senior VP-sales and marketing, StoneMedia Corp., Dallas, from systems manager, Datamerica. His new responsibilities will include managing a new StoneInteractive division that will focus on the sale and service of videoconferencing systems.
Ron Stone, chairman of Stone, August Baker & Co., Troy, Mich., was elected to the National Advertising Review Board.