Advertising, Warren, Mich., hired John Varty
as senior VP-group management supervisor of its retail automotive division, which handles 12 Chevrolet dealer groups. Mr. Varty, 45, is returning to his roots in Detroit after stints with Ford Motor, Porsche and regional marketing work in California for Nissan and Mazda at Chiat/Day and Foote, Cone & Belding. His post was previously split between the departing Nick Popely and Frank Raine, who had been on loan from Chevrolet and has returned.
Joanna Templeton and Dennis Stevens have joined Young & Rubicam, New York, as senior VP-creative directors working on the Colgate and Jell-O accounts. They will report to Exec VP Jane Talcott, their former associate at DDB Needham Worldwide, New York.