Nancy Barr to president-CEO, Lord, Sullivan & Yoder Marketing, Columbus, Ohio, from exec VP-director of client services. She will retain responsibilities for client services.
John Richards, 51, to president, Dean & Deluca, New York, from president, Starbucks North America. He assumes duties from Dane J. Neller, who remains CEO.
Julie McGowan, 41, adds the title president, American Express Publishing Conference Group, New York, to that of VP-publisher, Food & Wine.
Marla Gottschalk to exec VP-general manager, Kraft Foods' Post Cereals, Northfield, Ill., from VP-marketing and strategy, Kraft Cheese Division. She succeeds Mike Polk, now president-Asia/Pacific, Kraft Foods International. Also: Bridgette Heller to exec VP-general manager, coffee, a new post at Kraft, from VP-general manager, Gevalia.
Shar Dennis to exec VP-management director, BBDO South, Atlanta, a new position, from exec VP-management partner, Buntin Advertising, Nashville, Tenn.
Margie Sullivan to exec VP-director of creative services, Arnold Communications, Boston, from senior VP-director of creative services.
Salaam Coleman to VP-programming strategy and acquisitions for Nickelodeon and Nick at Nite, New York, from senior director, program enterprises and acquisitions.
William Conklin, 45, to publisher, Times Mirror Magazines' Field & Stream and Outdoor Life, New York, from western sales manager, Times Mirror's Outdoor Company unit. He succeeds Jeff Paro, now president, the Outdoor Company.
Claudia Franzen to creative director, a new position at Sephora.com, New York, from creative director, Agency.com.
John Gasloli, 32, to account supervisor on the Pontiac Bonneville account at D'Arcy Masius Benton & Bowles, Troy, Mich., from account exec. He succeeds Karen Swartz, who left.