John Morris, 44, to chief operating officer-managing partner, WPP Group's Y&R, New York, from managing partner.
James F. Lyons, 37, to president, Omnicom Group's Rapp Collins Worldwide, New York, from president, Rapp Collins' Optima Direct, Vienna, Va. He succeeds Robert Solomon, who is returning to his consulting practice, Solomon Strategic.
Robert Snyder, 52, to partner, Retirement Living Services, Hartford, Conn., from senior partner, Mature Market Group, a unit of WPP Group's J. Walter Thompson, Dallas.
Bonnie Davis, 37, to VP-associate media director, Doner, Irvine, Calif., from associate media director.
Tom Moudry, 42, to executive creative director, Martin-Williams, Minneapolis, from executive creative director, SBC Communications. He succeeds Tom Kelly, 41, who is leaving the agency to spend time with his family.
Barry Herstein, 41, to senior VP, international marketing and communications, American Express Co., New York, from senior VP-marketing, Pearson's Financial Times Group.
John Glascott to exec VP-sales, Alloy's 360 Youth, New York, from VP-east region, Yahoo!
Jim Stallman, 36, to VP-design director, LB Works, a unit of Publicis Groupe's Leo Burnett USA, Chicago, from design director. Also: MaryBeth Leisen, 33, to VP-senior planner from senior planner; Sean O'Reily, 30, to VP-account supervisor from VP-account director, Leo Burnett; and Lisi Davis, 31, to account director from account supervisor, Leo Burnett.
Irwin P. Kornfeld, 49, to VP-group publisher-audio/video and photographic titles, Primedia, New York, from associate publisher, VNU's Billboard.