Liz Koman to senior VP-advertising sales, Tribune Entertainment Co., New York, from eastern sales manager, Eyemark Media Sales. She succeeds John Barovick, who left the company.
Steve Lair to senior VP-sales, service and marketing, Packard Bell NEC's NEC Computer Systems Division, Mountain View, Calif., a new position. Mr. Lair was senior VP-sales and marketing at Acer America, San Jose, until he left last year to open a consultancy.
Robin Raj, 40, to senior VP-executive creative director, Highway One, San Francisco; he succeeds Phillip Feemster, who left the company. Mr. Raj will also continue as principal and creative director at content development shop DAWG. Also: David Stevenson to VP-group creative director, a new position, from VP-group creative director, McCann-Erickson Worldwide, Atlanta.
William C. Nussey, 32, to president-chief operating officer, Internet design company iXL, Atlanta, from an associate, Greylock Management.
Katy Bremer to VP-marketing, Mitsubishi Motor Sales, Cypress, Calif., from director-corporate logistics and distribution. She succeeds Frances Oda, who remains a VP. Also: Peg Dilworth-Hunt to director-marketing communications, including advertising, from manager-retail strategies.
Mark-Hans Richer to truck advertising manager, General Motors Corp.'s Chevrolet Motor Division, Warren, Mich., from account director on McDonald's Corp.'s Latin American business, DDB Needham Worldwide, Chicago. He succeeds Kim Kosak, now assistant brand manager-marketing on Chevy's Silverado pickup.
Douglas C. Edgell, founder and president of Edgell Communications, Randolph, N.J., died April 10 in Atlanta. He was 46 years old.