At Bronner Slosberg Humphrey, Boston: David Kenny to CEO from vice chairman; John Hoholik to exec-VP, Live Channels division,a new post, from head of teleservices; Mike Bronner to chief creative officer from executive creative director.
Kurt Tausche, 45, to president-chief creative officer and partner, Cole Henderson Drake, Atlanta, from exec VP-director of creative services and partner, Tausche Martin Lonsdorf, Atlanta; he succeeds Denzil Strickland, who left the agency earlier this year. At Tausche Martin Lonsdorf, Mr. Tausche is succeeded by senior VP-creative director Bart Cleveland.
Frederick W. Hill, 47, to exec VP-director of corporate marketing and communications at Chase Manhattan Corp.Mr. Hill had been senior VP-communications and community relations at McDonnell Douglas Corp.; he succeeds A. Wright Elliott, who is retiring.
Walt Disney Co. announced that Thomas R. Elrod, president of marketing and entertainment for Walt Disney Attractions, has resigned to form a new company called Inspirations, that will develop creative projects in the entertainment, leisure and sports industries. Disney credits the 24-year company veteran for being the architect of many key marketing strategies in support of its theme park business around the world. Disney has yet to name Mr. Elrod's successor.
Poppe Tyson has made several key executive changes. Tom Wharton will serve as president of an ``integrated'' Poppe Tyson, overseeing international operations, as well as the five U.S. offices. In addition, 16 managers from each of Poppe Tyson's offices have been promoted to partners and given the title of VP.
Copyright September 1997, Crain Communications Inc.