Michael Parise to senior VP-management director on Mattel, Foote, Cone & Belding, Los Angeles, from group director, DGWB, Irvine, Calif. He succeeds Thom Miller, exec VP-managing director, as lead account manager on Mattel.
Gary Larsen was named creative director, J. Walter Thompson USA, Los Angeles, the office's previously vacant top creative post. Mr. Larsen, a free-lance, had been VP-associate creative director at Rogge Effler and Partners, Santa Monica, Calif.
Adam S. Herman to VP-director of media, Romann Group, New York, from senior VP, Warren/Kremer/CMP/Advertising, New York.
Alan Kerr to VP-group account supervisor, Goldberg Moser O'Neill, San Francisco, from account director, Winkler Advertising. He succeeds Tom Skunda, who left.
Mary Dabrowski-Scotti to VP-design and merchandising, Kayser-Roth Corp.'s Deartment & Specialty Store Women's Brands, New York, from exec VP-marketing and merchandising, Hampshire Hosiery, Spruce Pine, N.C.
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