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Jeffrey Brooks, 45, to VP-marketing communications, a new post at Digital Equipment Corp., Maynard, Mass., from senior VP-marketing communications and advertising, Sony Corp. of America, Park Ridge, N.J.

Michael Baldwin to worldwide account director-IBM, Ogilvy & Mather Worldwide, New York, from senior VP, Ammirati & Puris/Lintas.

Sue Faust, 36, to management supervisor, Robinson & Maites, Chicago, from Eisaman, Johns & Laws. Ms. Faust will handle the accounts of Hiram Walker & Sons and Philip Morris USA and will be a member of the agency's management committee.

Caroline Marland to managing director, Guardian Media Group's The Guardian and The Observer newspapers, London, from deputy managing director.

Ira Wolf to VP-director, Japan relations, a new post at Eastman Kodak Co., Tokyo, from assistant U.S. trade representative for Japan and China, Washington.

William J. Morgan, 38, to senior VP-group account director for Blockbuster Video, DMB&B, St. Louis, from VP-account director. He succeeds James M. Hutchinson, who left.

James J. Ackerman to VP-international sales development, A&E Television Networks, New York, a new post, from VP-development at Hearst Entertainment. Also, Abbe Raven to senior VP-production, a new post at A&E, and to senior VP-programming and production at the History Channel, from VP-production and VP-program and production, respectively.

George Halvorson to exec VP-creative director, Campbell Mithun Esty, Minneapolis, from creative director, Foote, Cone & Belding, Chicago.

Kerry G. Zeida, 32, to VP-corporate communications, NEC Technologies, Boxborough, Mass., from director-corporate communications.

Gina Garrubbo-Colbath to VP-advertising sales, Discovery Networks, New York, from VP-eastern region.

James W. Stafford to publisher, Computer Life, and senior VP of the Consumer Media Group, New York, from publishing director, PC Magazine. Mr. Stafford assumes the duties of publisher from J. Scott Briggs. Mr. Briggs retains the duties of president of the Consumer Media Group.

John R. Buerkle, 46, to exec VP-regional director, consumer products-Asia Pacific, S.C. Johnson Wax Co., Racine, Wis., from VP-regional director, consumer products-Americas. Mr. Buerkle assumes the duties of Laurance R. Newman, who retired.

Peter Concelmo to VP-sales and marketing, Group W Network Services, Stamford, Conn., a new post, from director of sales and marketing.

Perrin Beatty, 44, to president, Canadian Broadcasting Corp., Toronto, from CEO, TelRoute Communications. She succeeds Tony Manera, who resigned.

Brad Phillips to partner-creative director, J. Walter Thompson USA, Detroit, from VP-associate creative director.

Jan Leon Woznick to senior partner-forward planning, Bozell Worldwide, Southfield, Mich., from director of forward planning.

Jan Studin to VP-advertising director, Woman's Day, Pittsburgh, from VP-Midwest region. She succeeds Joan Sheridan LaBarge, now publisher of Family Life, New York.

Jeff Fergus to director, Leo Burnett Co., Chicago, while retaining responsibilities as regional managing director/Asia-Pacific in Burnett's Hong Kong office.

Chris Kevorkian to national sales manager, Good Housekeeping, New York, from West Coast manager. He succeeds George Penz, now group director of tobacco and liquor for Hearst Magazines Corporate Marketing & Sales.

Rick Herrick, 33, to director of direct marketing, Goldberg Moser O'Neill, San Francisco, a new post, from VP, Saatchi & Saatchi Direct.

Sorab Mistry, 45, to president and CEO, McCann-Erickson India, Bombay, from exec VP, while remaining senior VP, Asia-Pacific. He succeeds Tara Sinha, who retired.

Dennis Pope, 32, to exec VP, Westerbeck Communications, Chicago, from president, Pope Group.

Jalaane Levi-Garza to senior VP, Texas Monthly, Austin, Texas, from VP. She continues as ad director.

Paul Friederichsen, 40, to president, Brock & Associates, Atlanta, from senior VP-creative director. He replaces John Brock, who died March 19. Also at Brock & Associates, Ann Hamill, 38, to VP-media director, a new post, from director of operations and media services.

James Auer and Lisa Brown to senior VP-group account directors, new posts at Greenberg Seronick & Partners, Boston, from account supervisors.

Janine Anderson, 34, to director of marketing services, Leigh Stowell & Co., Seattle, from manager-marketing services.

Johnson Schaff to VP-management supervisor, Ebel Dunnell Merrick, Chicago, from senior account director, Leo Burnett Co.

Eric Lynge to director of advertising sales, ESPN Asia, Hong Kong, from regional circulation manager, BusinessWeek International. Also at ESPN Asia: Chris McDonald to director of marketing and advertising sales from marketing director.

Kristen Kunz to senior strategic planner, DDB Needham Worldwide, Chicago, from strategic planner.

Lloyd Stein to VP-director of account planning, David Cravit CME, Chicago, from senior group account director, Ogilvy & Mather.

Brian Griffin to senior creative director, Atkinson Group, St. Louis, from DMB&B.

Shari Anne Brill to director of media research, a new post at Time Buying Services' Media Services Division, New York, from VP at Ammirati & Puris/Lintas, New York.

Mary Morgan, 42, to ad director, Parents, New York, a new post, from the same title at Fitness.

Mark Henderson, 38, to senior art director, Pollak Levitt Chaiet, Atlanta, a new post, from art director, BBDO South.

Joan Fitzgerald-Jackson to account group supervisor, MHW Advertising & Public Relations, Cleveland, from account executive. Also, Jan Meissner to associate creative director from senior art director.

OBITUARY

Anthony Smith, senior art director at D'Arcy Masius Benton & Bowles, Toronto, died March 31 in San Francisco of pneumonia; he was 54. During his twenty-year career in advertising, Mr. Smith worked at such agencies as Saatchi & Saatchi Advertising and McCann-Erickson Worldwide, both New York.

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