Comings and Goings

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Ed Haft, 39, to president-chief operating officer, a vacant position at Sara Lee Bakery, Chicago, from president, Sara Lee Grocery Products. Also: Jan Saumweber, 41, to VP-U.S. retail products, from VP-grocery sales; and Dan Scales to VP-national account sales, a new position, from VP-general manager, Sara Lee Food Service.

Steve Bellini, 51, to president of North American operations, Seagram Spirits & Wine Group, New York, from senior VP-Seagram North America. He succeeds Fernando Kfouri, now in the new post of chairman of North America.

Edward F. DeGraan to president-chief operating officer, a new position at Gillette Co., Boston, from exec VP-global business management.

Andy Giancamilli, 50, to president-chief operating officer, a new position at Kmart Corp., Troy, Mich., from president-general merchandise manager.

Joseph Galli to president-CEO, VerticalNet, Horsham, Pa., from president-chief operating officer, Amazon.com, Seattle. He succeeds Mark Walsh, now VerticalNet chairman. Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos reassumes the title of president at that marketer.

Dennis Patton to exec VP-marketing and new media, a new position at National Geographic Channel U.S., Washington, from senior VP-strategic planning and business development, Rainbow Programming Holdings.

Gayle Greco to senior VP-national account marketing, a new position at Dimac Marketing, St. Louis, from regional VP-sales and marketing, Advo.

Tom Hanlon to VP-management supervisor, Clarion Marketing & Communications, Greenwich, Conn., from VP-account group supervisor, Lowe McAdams Direct.

Diane Burstein to director of corporate creative services, Gruner & Jahr USA Publishing, New York, from senior marketing manager-corporate sales and marketing.

Nancy Brannigan Painter to director of marketing, a new position at Yahoo! Internet Life, New York, from director of marketing and creative services, Men's Health.

Michael Weed to associate creative director, Holland Mark Edmund Ingalls, Boston, from creative director, Buntin Group, Nashville.

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