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Y&R/S.F. taps McGhie for chairman-CEO post

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Austin McGhie, 40, was named chairman-CEO of Young & Rubicam's San Francisco office, from the same title at Cole & Weber, Seattle. He succeeds Craig Branigan, now managing director of Y&R's design shop, Landor AssociatesSF. Mr. McGhie, who has extensive package goods experience, with Nabisco Brands and Kelloggs,is expected to lend his expertise to the office's Clorox account. Mr. McGhie will be replaced in Seattle by Debby Kennedy, 44, succeeds Mr. McGhie at Cole & Weber, from senior vice chairman-general manager of Cole & Weber's Portland, Ore., office.

Copyright October 1996, Crain Communications Inc.

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