Amy Churgin to group publisher of Automobile Magazine, Chicago and New York Magazine, a new position at Primedia, New York. Alan Katz succeeds her as publisher of New York Magazine, from associate publisher. The associate publisher position has been elmininated.
Glynn Brailsford, 45, to president-CEO, Promax & BDA, Los Angeles, from principal at U.K.-based promotion company Promosapiens. He succeeds Jim Chabin, now president of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, Los Angeles.
Silvia Erdman to senior VP-marketing, Wella Fragrances & Cosmetics Group's Intercosmetics, New York, from senior director of marketing and advertising, Guerlain. Also: Barbara Spielvogel to director of marketing, from director of marketing for U.S. skincare, Avon Products; and Leila Meresman to director of public relations and advertising, from director of public relations/retail special events, Sara Lee Hosiery.
Angela Pumo, 47, to exec VP, NewsNet Central Networks, New York, a new position, from president-CEO, Popcorn Channel.
Jennifer Garr to senior VP-director of business development, Ammirati Puris Lintas, Chicago, a new position, from senior partner-group management director, J. Walter Thompson USA.
Marc Benjamin to chief marketing officer, Autobytel.com, Irvine, Calif., a new position from VP-marketing, Multiple Zones International, Renton, Wash., a direct marketer of computer products.
Christine Arnholt to staff VP-marketing services, Carnival Cruise Lines, Miami, from director of marketing services.
Laurel Wyner Dunlea to VP-marketing, E! Online, Los Angeles, from VP-marketing, Bizbuyer.com.
Marisa Thalberg to director, global advertising and production, Unilever's Calvin Klein Cosmetics Co., New York, from VP-management supervisor, Revlon. She