David Verhoef, 44, to director-broadcast production, DDB, San Francisco, from freelance. He replaces Jim Bogner who left in February.
Fran Wills, 46, to senior VP-interactive, Belo Corp.'s Dallas Morning News, from VP-interactive and product development, the Denver Newspaper Agency.
Detroit's Adcraft Club elected new 2006-2007 officers: Dave Woodruff, group ad director of Hearst, as president; Liz Vanzura, global marketing director of Cadillac, as first VP; Ted Pearse, VP-sales director of WDIV TV, as second VP; and Jim Palmer, president-managing director of Campbell-Ewald, as corporate secretary. Harvey Willens, retired from his own printing firm, was re-elected as treasurer, a post he's held for 40-plus years.
Dana Laufer to VP-promotions, Apax Partners' HIT Entertainment, New York, from senior director-new business development and strategic partnerships, IFP, a nonprofit that honors independent filmmaking.
John Cantarella, 36, to general manager, Time Inc.'s Time.com, New York, from group director-marketing and operations, NYTimes.com. Also, Craig Ettinger, 35, to director-business and sales development, Time.com, from business development manager, Time.com and Time magazine.
Michael Beavers, 36, to director-strategy, IQ Interactive, Atlanta, from managing director-principal consultant, iQuotient Marketing, Atlanta. Also, Jeff Mikes, 35, to director-operations and finance, from VP-client financial management, Arc Worldwide.
Sarah Bellamy, 30, and Alex Reid, 29, have both been promoted from brand strategist to partner at Mercer Specialty Consulting's Lippincott Mercer, New York.