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Quick Weinfeld Couzens Ryan Spetner VOGEL TO HEAD MERGED BOZELL OFFICES RYAN'S 'DIRECT' SKILLS BEAMED TO USSB; REJEANGE ADDS JOBS AT STERLING WINTHROP

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AGENCY

SOUTHFIELD, Mich.-Mike Vogel, 47, has been named ceo of Bozell Worldwide's Detroit area operations, another step in merging two offices that manage different parts of Chrysler Corp. business. Bozell, which handles the Chrysler/Plymouth division, in January acquired the former CME KHBB unit that handles Jeep/Eagle.

A former U.S. Marine Corps colonel and Vietnam veteran, Mr. Vogel joined CME KHBB in 1985 as VP-media director. He became ceo in 1992, a title he kept when the office became Bozell/North. The two Southfield offices are expected to merge by fall.

At Bozell in New York, Steve Cohen, 33, was named to the new post of senior VP-management representative, from a similar post at Saatchi & Saatchi Advertising.

Other people moving:

Mary Ann Quick to exec VP-chief creative officer, a new post at Bayer Bess Vanderwarker, Chicago. She fills a role left vacant since partner Tony Vanderwarker left in May 1992. A rare defector from Leo Burnett USA, Ms. Quick most recently was exec VP-group creative director on the Kellogg Co., Procter & Gamble Co. and Fruit of the Loom accounts. Bayer Bess, now involved in the review of a $10 million broadcast media buying assignment for Ameritech, had a lackluster year in 1993. "The agency's creative has been on a lower plane than they'd like it to be," Ms. Quick said. "I'm not coming in with any preconceived ideas about how to fix it."

James D. Battin to managing director, Partners & Shevack Direct, New York, a new direct marketing and direct response division of Partners & Shevack. The unit will also examine opportunities in interactive marketing for clients that include American Home Products Corp., KLM Royal Dutch Airlines and Major League Baseball. Mr. Battin founded Battin Marketing Solutions, a Chicago-based consulting and creative services company, which folded when he joined Partners & Shevack.

John Glorieux to chief executive, Young & Rubicam, London, from exec VP-account managing director in New York. He succeeds Jerry Judge and Tim Lindsey, who abruptly left as chief executive and managing director, respectively, in December.

John Clinton, 37, to president-ceo, J. Walter Thompson Canada, Toronto, from president, Enterprise Advertising Associates, a JWT affiliate. He continues as Enterprise chairman. Mr. Clinton succeeds Andy Krupski, 44, who left.

Mel Epstein, exec VP-finance and administration at Backer Spielvogel Bates, New York, is leaving as a result of the agency's streamlining efforts. Larry Chiagouris, president of the Decision Shop, a Backer unit, is also leaving to form an interactive consultancy. Agency officials said Mr. Epstein may not be replaced. Also:, 34, to senior VP-management representative on the Hyundai Motor America account, a new post at BSB/West, Irvine, Calif., from VP-account supervisor.

Paula Forman, 45, to exec VP, a new post at Wells Rich Greene BDDP, New York, from exec VP-executive management director, Saatchi & Saatchi Advertising. She is expected to head a package-goods team, one of four groups being created in an office reorganization.

Jeff Gundersen, 47, to exec VP, a new post at MarketSource Communications, New York, a new division of MarketSource Corp., Cranbury, N.J., from exec VP, Wunderman Cato Johnson.

Bill Shirk to exec VP-director of creative services, a new post at Robinson & St. John, Jacksonville, Fla., from creative director, Ogilvy & Mather, Atlanta.

Ken Levy to exec VP-account management, a new post at Grey Advertising, New York, from senior VP.

Steve Sanchez to senior VP-director of client services, a new post at BBDO Worldwide, San Francisco, from VP-marketing, Smart & Final, Vernon, Calif.

Gerri Hamill to VP-head of broadcast, Atlanta and Houston, a new post at Ogilvy & Mather, Atlanta, from head of broadcast, Houston.

Tim Edwards to managing director, a new post at McNabb Advertising, Sydney, from general manager, Mattingly & Partners. Mr. Edwards left the day after Craig Wilson, former account director, Saatchi & Saatchi, became Mattingly's ceo.

Frank Couzens III, 38, to director-marketing, a new post at Jackson-Dawson Communications, Detroit, from VP-management supervisor, DDB Needham Worldwide, Troy, Mich.

MEDIA

Ryan's `direct' skills

beamed to USSB

ST. PAUL, Minn.-United States Satellite Broadcasting Co. has hired Kobs & Draft Exec VP-Director of Client Services Mary Pat Ryan, 36, as VP-marketing.

In her new post, Ms. Ryan will oversee nationwide marketing of 14 premium cable TV channels USSB will beam via satellite to U.S. subscribers.

USSB, owned by Hubbard Broadcasting, is slated to start its Direct Satellite System service in April, 31/2 months after it and DirecTv, a division of GM Hughes Electronics, launched the satellite.

The hiring of Ms. Ryan, who worked for the nation's fourth-largest direct marketing agency, signals the likely direct marketing emphasis of the satellite service. Bozell Worldwide, Minneapolis, won USSB's estimated $25 million account in October.

Other people moving:

Jay Kriegel, a former CBS senior VP who oversaw much of the network's strategy during the past decade, to counselor, Abernathy MacGregor Scanlon, a New York-based consultant specializing in investor relations, crisis and transaction communications, international media strategy and financial public relations. Mr. Kriegel plans to work closely on deals involving traditional broadcast networks in new-media technologies.

John Sykes to president, VH-1: Video Hits One, New York, from exec VP-talent acquisition and marketing, EMI Music Publishing Worldwide. He succeeds Ed Bennett, who resigned. Mr. Sykes was one of the key executives involved with the launch of sister channel MTV: Music Television. At sister company Nickeldeon/Nick at Nite: Tom Harbeck to group VP-consumer marketing and associate creative director, a new post, from senior VP-marketing, TBS Superstation, Atlanta.

Donald E. Tuthill to associate publisher-advertising, New York, a new post at The Advocate, a Los Angeles-based gay and lesbian magazine. He was most recently a co-founder and publisher of gay magazine Genre.

Gregory J. Zorthian, 40, to VP-business development, a new post at Forbes Inc., New York, from general manager, Time. He will act as publisher of Forbes MediaCritic and the American Heritage Custom Publishing Group, and explore new-media technologies.

ADVERTISER

Rejeange adds jobs

at Sterling Winthrop

NEW YORK-Jacques F. Rejeange, 53, president of the Sterling Winthrop Pharmaceuticals Group, has been appointed to the additional posts of president and chief operating officer of Sterling Winthrop, a unit of Eastman Kodak Co.

Chairman-CEO Louis P. Mattis, 52, relinquished the president and chief operating officer posts to focus on forging "innovative business ventures and alliances."

Other people moving:

David A. Brooks, 54, to exec VP-market development, a new post at Visa USA, San Francisco, from manager, Citicorp's Corporate Policy Control Unit, New York.

John A. Saxton, 45, to VP-national government relations, Procter & Gamble Co., Washington, from VP-cosmetic and fragrance products, based in Hunt Valley, Md. He succeeds R. Marvin Womack, who will retire. Beth J. Kaplan, 36, general manager for olestra, shortening and oils, succeeds Mr. Saxton. Linda Sandefur, 37, VP-general manager, baking mixes, assumes Ms. Kaplan's responsibilities.

Don Spetner to VP-corporate communications, a new post at Nissan North America, Torrance, Calif., from director-corporate communications. Nissan North America oversees activities in the U.S., Canada and Mexico.

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