Richard Pels, 46, to senior VP-executive creative director, Saatchi & Saatchi, New York, from senior VP-creative director, BBDO Worldwide, New York
Joanne Sunde to senior VP-group media director, D'Arcy Masius Benton & Bowles, Troy, Mich., on the agency's General Motors Corp. Pontiac brand account, a new post, from VP-media supervisor. Also at DMB&B, Troy: Neal Ryan to brand marketing partner for Pontiac's Grand Prix, from account director, Foote, Cone & Belding, Chicago; Mr. Ryan succeeds Brian Durocher, now DMB&B VP-account director on Ryder TRS
Jennifer Urich to director of planning and research, Crispin Porter & Bogusky, Miami, a new post, from group account planning director and partner, Euro RSCG Tatham, Chicago
Greg Castronuovo to VP-national promotion, Fox Broadcasting Co., Los Angeles, from director, marketing, NBC, Burbank, Calif.
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