Dae Mellencamp to senior VP-product management, Primedia's About.com, New York, from director of interactive content, Cablevision Systems' Optimum Online.
Drayton Martin to senior VP-account director, Interpublic Group of Cos.' Mullen, Wenham, Mass., from VP-account director.
Bob Rickert to executive creative director, Associated Advertising, Wichita, Kan., from associate creative director, David & Goliath, Los Angeles. Also: Brad Lob to senior VP-business development from senior director-business development, SHS.
David Zinczenko to senior VP-editor in chief, Rodale's Men's Health, New York, from editor in chief.
Lance Podell to CEO, Kanoodle, New York, from president. He succeeds Kent Keating, who becomes the company's chairman.
Gabe Gordon to VP-programming and market research, Court TV, New York, from senior director-programming and market research. Also: Shelly Garcia to VP-scheduling from senior director-scheduling.
Susan Polachek to senior VP, Havas' Arnold Worldwide, New York, from VP-group management supervisor, Grey Global Group's Grey Worldwide, New York.
Robert Montagnese to exec VP-global director, Grey , New York, from exec VP-global account director.
Mark Zagorski, to chief marketing officer, MediaSpan Group, New York, from president, Worldnow.