Bennett Machtiger to exec VP-chief operating officer, Marsteller Advertising, New York, a new post, from exec VP-managing director at parent Burson-Marsteller's strategic consulting group.
Joanna Johnson to exec VP-international/motion picture group, Paramount Pictures, Hollywood, Calif., a new post, from a consultant.
Robert Rene to senior VP-chief marketing officer, Americast, Los Angeles, from senior VP-director of marketing, Young & Rubicam, New York.
Tom Harbeck to senior VP-Nickelodeon marketing and on-air promotion/creative director, U.S. television, Nickelodeon, New York, from senior VP-marketing and associate worldwide creative director, Nickelodeon/Nick at Nite. He succeeds Scott Webb, now senior VP-Nickelodeon and Nick at Nite Online Networks.
Marcus Kemp to senior VP-creative director, Ketchum Advertising, Los Angeles, from a similar title at Hal Riney & Partners, San Francisco. He succeeds Steve Beaumont, who left.
Manny Almeida to VP-marketing, consumer markets division, Fuji Photo Film USA, Elmsford, N.Y., from VP-field sales, electronic and applied imaging division. Also: Rod King to VP-sales, consumer markets, from VP-marketing.
William Pate to VP-advertising, BellSouth Corp., a new post, from director of advertising, MCI Telecommunications. Also: Don Rei- to executive director-Olympic Programs, a new post, from executive director-advertising.
Pamela Postrel to VP-creative advertising, Universal Pictures, Universal City, Calif., from director of creative advertising.
Emily Soell to worldwide creative director, Draft Direct, New York, from chief creative officer, Rapp Collins Worldwide.
Alan Zorfas to director-integrated marketing, DDB Needham Worldwide, New York, a new post, from director-client services, Anderson & Lembke. Also: Michael Oberman adds the title creative director, Chicago, to that of VP.