Daniel P. Amado to senior VP, a new position at Brown Shoe Co.'s new New Brands division. St. Louis, from president, Nine West & Co.'s Selby division.
Ketan Patel to senior VP-marketing, a new position at Cosmair's Maybelline/Laboratoires Garnier, New York, from VP-marketing, Maybelline.
Jeff Linder to senior VP-creative director, a new position at Della Femina/Jeary & Partners, New York, from VP-associate creative director, Y&R Advertising.
Mike Goodnough, 29, to senior VP-director of interactive operations at Draft Worldwide, New York from senior VP-director, consulting services. Also at Draft Worldwide, Chicago: Karen Maisa, 41, to VP-account director for Sprint Long Distance, from president of her own direct marketing agency.
Tim Spring, 37, to VP-marketing, a new position at Reckitt & Colman's North American food products division, Wayne, N.J., from director of marketing.
James G. Hackett, 44, to VP-advertising, USA Weekend, New York, from national sales director at the Sunday magazine. He succeeds Beth Lawrence, who left.
Larry Porterfield, 48, to VP-marketing and sales, Sprint Consumer Services Group, Kansas City, Mo., from VP-consumer strategy. He assumes responsibilities of Tim Kelly and Mike Schrader, who left the company.
Chuck Davis, 39, to president-CEO, BizRate.com, Los Angeles, from president of e-commerce, Walt Disney Co.'s Go.com, North Hollywood. He succeeds co-founder Farhad Mohit, now chairman-chief strategic officer.
Eric Karaffa, 40, to group advertising director, Hearst Group, Chicago, a new position, from Midwest advertising manager of the publisher's Country Living.
David Vawter to creative director on General Motors Corp.'s European Opel account, a new position at McCann-Erickson Worldwide, Frankfurt, from a creative director at FCB Worldwide, Southfield, Mich.