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Robert Guerrini, a former executive of the Greater Detroit Chamber of Commerce, was named executive secretary of Detroit's Adcraft Club, effective Jan. 1. He succeeds Lee Wilson, who is retiring after 40 years in the post.

Spencer Deadrick to senior VP-creative director, Clarke Goward, Boston, from VP-creative supervisor, Mullen, Wenham, Mass. He replaces Jonathan Plazonja, now senior VP-associate creative director, Hill, Holliday, Connors, Cosmopulos, Boston.

Molly Sullivan, account supervisor, to VP at Arnold Communications, Boston.

Gary Marks has been named VP-marketing, SyQuest Technology, Fremont, Calif., from a similar post at Conner Peripherals.

Robert J. Lawless, president-chief operating officer of McCormick & Co., Sparks, Md., adds the title of CEO, formerly held by Chairman Charles P. McCormick Jr.

Anton Hildmann, chairman of BBDO Germany, was named to the board of BBDO Worldwide, New York.

The New York Times Co. Magazine Group promoted Rick Beispel to associate publisher of Tennis from ad director and named Sally Helme to assoicate publisher of The Sailing Co., the Times unit that publishes Cruising World and Sailing World, from marine ad sales director.

Mark Addicks promoted from director to VP-marketing, for General Mills' Big G New Business Enterprises unit. Also at General Mills, Dan Strickland to senior VP-research and development, from executive VP-worldwide research and development, Johnson & Johnson.

Jay Samit to VP-Universal New Media Group, Universal City, Calif., from Jasmine Multimedia Publishing which he founded in 1981. In the newly created position Mr. Samit will oversee original content development from Universal's properties.

Copyright December 1996, Crain Communications Inc.

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