Alan Rovitzky, 47, to senior VP-associate director of the strategic insights group, Grey Global Group's MediaCom, New York, from VP-associate director of the strategic insights group.
SANDRA SCHER to senior art director, Margeotes Fertitta & Partners, New York, from art director, Oasis Advertising.
James Thompson to president-global and North American marketing, Diageo's Smirnoff and Captain Morgan brands, Stamford, Conn., from senior VP-marketing.
Chris Becker to VP-director of client services, Paul Schultz Advertising, Louisville, Ky., from senior VP-worldwide account director, WPP's Young & Rubicam, New York and Los Angeles.
Scott Penniston to senior VP-media director, Doner, Newport Beach, Calif., from VP-media director, Interpublic's Foote Cone & Belding, Irvine, Calif.
Paula Alex, 59, to CEO, Advertising Educational Foundation, New York, from managing director.
Peter Goodwin to exec VP-group account director, Interpublic's Deutsch, Los Angeles, from general manager-corporate planning department, Nissan Motor Co., Japan.