Catherine Bension, 50, to president-CEO, Select Resources International, West Hollywood, Calif., from president-chief operating officer. Also: Russel Wohlwerth, 46, a co-owner, to principal; and Mike Agate, 68, to chairman emeritus from chairman-CEO.
Ellen Abramowitz, 43, to publisher, Primedia's Seventeen, New York, from publisher, Teen.
R. Cass Baker, 32, to VP-development and client service, Leapfrog Online, Chicago, from account director, Bcom3 Group's Leo Burnett Technology Group.
Gabrielle Magnani to senior VP-director of account services, Horizon Media, New York, from senior VP-account management supervisor. Also: Kimberly Aiello to VP-account group head from account management supervisor.
Bill Jaris to senior VP-sales, Lightningcast, Alexandria, Va., from VP-product sales director, DoubleClick's Diameter.
Michael Kadin, 39, to VP-associate creative director, Interpublic Group of Cos.' Deutsch, Los Angeles. He had been freelancing.
David Giles, 34, to production manager, Menuez Pictures, San Francisco, from senior art director, Interpublic's Campbell Ewald.
Carol A. Smith to senior VP-publishing director, Hachette Filipacchi Media U.S.'s Elle Group, New York. She previously was a consultant.
Tracy Harris to general manager-Powersports Group, Advanstar Communications, Santa Ana, Calif., from director-Powersports Group.
Dave Woodruff to national automotive director, Gruner & Jahr USA, New York, from sales manager, Detroit.
Jack Birch to CEO, Woolf Associates, Boston, from exec VP-managing director, Interpublic's Octagon Worldwide.