Peter Steigrad to chairman-CEO, Young & Rubicam Australia/New Zealand, Sydney, from area director and CEO, J. Walter Thompson Co. Japan. He succeeds Phil Ashe, who left the company.
Jake Winebaum adds the title president, a new position, Buena Vista Internet Services, Burbank, Calif., to that of president, Disney Online.
Jon Nesvig adds the title exec VP, a new position, Fox Television, Beverly Hills, Calif., to that of president-sales, Fox Broadcasting Co. Also: David Hill to chairman-CEO, Fox Broadcasting, from president, Fox TV Studios. He retains two other titles, president of Fox Sports and CEO of Fox Sports Net.
George Rogers to senior VP-account director, a new position, Mullen, Wenham, Mass., from account director, Arnold Communications, Boston.
Bruce Thompson to VP-marketing, Amurol Confections, Yorkville, Ill., from marketing director for new business development, Revell-Monogram Inc., Morton Grove, Ill
Michael R. Gee to assistant VP-marketing and sales, a new position, GTE Video Services, Irving, Texas, from VP-sales operations, @Home Network.
Carol Grisham to assistant media director, D'arcy Masius Benton & Bowles, St. Louis, Mo., from manager, Maritz Performance Improvement Co.'s direct marketing/database marketing division.
Timothy Bennett to director of strategic marketing/research, General Motors Corp.'s Buick division, from manager of consumer research, Pontiac-GMC Division. He succeeds Marc Comeau, now general director-sales, GM of Canada.
Robert T. Scarcello to client service executive-marketing management specialist, Hensley Segal Rentschler, Cincinnati, from direct sales rep, Wallace.
Jack Avrett, 68, co-chairman and founder of New York's Avrett Free & Ginsberg,