Larry Reno, 48, to the new post of group account director-managing partner, Interpublic Group of Cos.' Gotham, New York, from director-corporate communications, Credit Suisse First Boston, New York.
John Meyer, 40, to the new post of senior VP-creative director of Interpublic's Deutsch LA's direct marketing arm, directDeutsch, New York, from exec principal-director of integration at Publicis & Hal Riney, Chicago. Also at Deutsch LA: Monika Miller to VP-group media director on the Mitsubishi Dealers account from VP-associate media director; Kyle Acquistapace, 32, to VP-group media director on the Mitsubishi National account from associate media director; and Tristan McManaman, 30, to VP-group media director from associate media director on the DirecTV and Expedia.com accounts.
Madelyn Hammond to associate publisher, Variety, Los Angeles, from U.S. director of marketing.
Mike Belitsos to exec VP on the Mazda North American Operations account, a new post at Doner, Southfield, Mich. from exec VP-exec creative director on the Lincoln and Mercury accounts at WPP Group's Y&R Advertising, San Francisco.
Wendy Clark to the new post of senior VP-director of clients, Omnicom Group's GSD&M, Austin, Texas, from director-advertising, BellSouth Wireless (now Cingular Wireless), Atlanta.
Donald D. Kummerfeld to president, International Federation of the Periodical Press, from chairman, Kummerfeld Associates, New York, effective in May. He will replace Per Mortensen, who is joining Digital:Convergence Corp., Dallas.
Karen Kaplan to exec VP-managing director, Interpublic's Hill Holliday Connors Cosmopulos, Boston, from exec VP-group account director of the John Hancock and FleetBoston accounts. Also: Michael Sheehan to president from co-president.
Phillip Russo to publisher, dwell magazine, New York, from group publisher-director, Miller Freeman, New York.