PEOPLE

Published on .

Most Popular
Robert Chandler, 48, has been named to head Seiniger Advertising Group's new Beverly Hills, Calif.-based entertainment technology division.

Mr. Chandler, formerly senior partner-creative director at Ogilvy & Mather, New York, will also serve as executive creative director at the agency. Both are new positions.

At IBM, Mr. Chandler was head of a group that helped develop IBM's corporate image TV spots using nuns and fishermen speaking in their native languages.

BBDO Worldwide, Southfield, Mich., has restructured its Dodge division account group and promoted three executives: David Rodriguez to senior VP-management supervisor of the large car team, from VP-account supervisor on Dodge trucks. Michele White to senior VP-account supervisor of the small car/minivan team, from VP-account supervisor on Dodge cars. Michael Suchara to VP-account supervisor for the small car/minivan team from senior account executive; he reports to Senior VP Allan Vernier, who continues to head Dodge trucks.

Larry Kopald to executive creative director, Ketchum Advertising, Los Angeles, a new position. Mr. Kopal left Foote, Cone & Belding's Orange County office in July 1994 as exec VP-executive creative director and head of the Mazda account.

Diane Krouse, 41, to managing partner, Highway One Communications, Los Angeles, from exec VP-director of client services and new business. She succeeds longtime agency head James Helin, who left.

Richard A. Hronicek, 40, to president, Pacific Bell Internet Services, San Francisco, a new subsidiary, from executive director, Pacific Bell's Advanced Communications Services.

Neil Friedman to president-CEO, Tyco Toys' Playtime division, New York, from president, MCA/Universal Merchandising, Universal City, Calif.

Robert Solomon, 44, to president-direct marketing, Ammirati & Puris/Lintas, New York, a new position, from managing director and exec VP-direct marketing.

Mike Mainthow, 41, to exec VP-senior account director, BBDO, New York, from senior VP-group director, McCann-Erickson Worldwide.

Ted Stacy to partner-management supervisor on the Chrysler Corp. Plymouth brand account, Bozell Worldwide, Southfield, Mich., from partner-account supervisor.

Pam Talbot, 48, to president-consumer worldwide, Edelman Public Relations Worldwide, Chicago, from president, Edelman West.

Jon Tracosas to exec VP-account director, W.B. Doner & Co., Baltimore, from exec VP-group director, Deutsch Inc., New York.

Kathleen Foley Murphy, 42, to exec VP-director of account services, Young & Rubicam, San Francisco, from senior VP-director of account services.

Carol Elitov to exec VP-Central region manager, client services and advanced analytics, Information Resources Inc., Chicago, from senior VP-client services.

James E. Cushing Jr., 40, to exec VP-general manager, Wright Group, Bothell, Wash., from VP-general counsel, Tribune Co., Chicago.

Bill Cobb to senior VP-marketing, Pizza Hut, Dallas, from VP-marketing, Pepsi-Cola Co., Somers, N.Y.

Michael Heil, 47, to senior VP-general manager, Compaq Computer Corp.'s newly formed Consumer Products Division, Houston, from president-general manager, Los Angeles Cellular Telephone Co.

Cara Erickson to senior VP-strategic marketing and development, information services group, McGraw-Hill Cos., New York, from VP-strategic planning and development, Business Week group.

Carla Stanmyre to senior VP-director of lifestyle marketing, Hill & Knowlton, New York, from exec VP, Nike Communications.

Susan Kiltie to senior VP-media director, Young & Rubicam, Detroit, from senior VP-director of media services, McCann-Erickson Worldwide, Troy, Mich.

Bala Ramakrishnan to VP-brand planning, Hal Riney & Partners/Heartland, Chicago, from manager of interactive and new media, Frankel & Co.

Irving Herschbein, 73, VP-manufacturing and distribution for Conde Nast Publications, New York, will retire at yearend. He will be succeeded by Kevin Hickey, who already jointly holds the title with Mr. Herschbein.

Robert Doyle to marketing manager, BIC Corp., Milford, Conn., from group product manager-lighters and shavers.

Joerge D. Agin to VP-entertainment imaging markets development, Eastman Kodak Co., Rochester, N.Y., from senior VP-new technology and business development, MCA/Universal Studios, Universal City, Calif. Also at Kodak: Michael Crosno to regional business general manager and VP-business imaging systems, U.S. and Canada, from senior VP-worldwide operations for ViewStar Corp., Alameda, Calif.

Mitch Praver to director of new media distribution-affiliate sales and relations division, Discovery Communications Inc., Bethesda, Md., from director of programming and content development, Bell Atlantic Video services. Also at DCI: Michael Cunningham to director of financial and business operations, Discovery Enterprises Worldwide, from his own consultancy.

Fred Ehle to VP, Bayer Bess Vanderwarker, Chicago, from account supervisor. He will work on the agency's Campbell's Spaghetti O's business.

Steve Conroy to VP-director of corporate communications, Hill, Holliday, Connors, Cosmopulos, Boston, a new post, from president of his own agency, Conroy Public Relations, which closed after seven years.

Grant Pace, 31, to VP-associate creative director, McKinney & Silver, Raleigh, N.C., from free-lance.

Susan Morgan to VP-marketing, Church's Fried Chicken, Atlanta, from VP-marketing, Sybra Inc. She succeeds Hula Moddelmog, now senior VP and general manager.

Rick Off to marketing director-sales and marketing division, San Diego Union-Tribune, San Diego, from marketing services manager.

Karen Kravtin to management supervisor, Tatham Euro RSCG, Chicago, from account supervisor. Also at Tatham, Peter Bex to associate creative director from associate creative director, DDB Needham Worldwide, Chicago.

Julie Berk to director of creative advertising, Universal Pictures, Universal City, Calif., from creative executive at Graphic Orb, Los Angeles.

In this article: