W.G. "Jerry" Jurgensen, 48, to CEO, Nationwide Mutual Insurance Co., Columbus, Ohio, from exec VP-corporate banking, Bank One. He succeeds Dimon R. McFerson, 63, who remains chairman.
Chris Redlitz, 44, to CEO, SoftCoin, San Francisco, from CEO, Adauction. He assumes duties previously held by Carolee Reiling, now senior VP-business development.
Howard Handler, 39, to CEO at college marketing programmer Burly Bear Network, New York, from senior VP-marketing and fan development, National Football League.
H. Barry Levine, 53, adds the title vice chairman to that of chief financial officer at Doner, Southfield, Mich. He previously was exec VP-chief financial officer.
Steven Cheskin to senior VP-general manager, Travel Channel, Bethesda, Md., from VP-programming, TLC.
Sam Taylor to VP-international, Lands' End, Dodgeville, Wis., from director of e-commerce. He succeeds Frank Buettner, now VP-supply chain management and systems development, a new position.
Andrew B. Knopf to VP-sales, World Wrestling Federation Entertainment, New York, from director of media sales.
Anne Marie Kelly to VP-global marketing, Media Metrix, New York, from senior strategist, advertising, marketing and sales.
Annette Lloyd to advertising and sales promotion director of the Pontiac brand at General Motors Corp., Detroit, from director of global process, advertising and corporate marketing. She succeeds Robert Kraut, now brand manager of Pontiac Grand Prix.
Elizabeth Krinkley to manager of licensing and merchandising, BBC Worldwide Americas, New York, from senior account manager-international licensing, Jim Henson Co.
Mark Perry, 42, to director of research and brand management, a new position at Nissan North America, Gardena, Calif., from corporate manager of category marketing on Nissan Division car lines.