Hong Kong: Turner International Advertising Sales hosted a Chinese New Year dinner party that brought together Yon-Yi Sohn (l.), advertising and PR supervisor for Korean Air; Bill Sweeney, VP, Reebok International; and Marina Palmerio, Hong Kong sales manager for Turner International.
New York: Tom Carey (c.), co-CEO of BBDO New York, hands out 100 shares of Omnicom stock to each of the agency's four Founders Award winners, cited for significant contributions to the agency. From left: Terrance D'Attore, senior VP-director of computer systems; Jimmy Siegel, senior VP-senior creative director; Maria Putorti, VP-associate research director; and John Osborn, senior VP-associate media director.
Beijing: J.B. Holston, president, International Media Group, Ziff-Davis, joins Chinese officials in saluting Z-D's computer publications coming to China. From left: Hou Zixin of Nan-Kai University Press, publisher of PC Magazine; Mr. Holston; Liang Xiang Feng of the Publishing House of Electronics Industry, publisher of PC/Computing; and Richard Yan of Richina Media Holdings, a Ziff-Davis partner in the China venture.
Chicago: Joni Williams (l.), account exec, and Lisa Botta, media planner, Kelly, Scott & Madison, join Chris Allen, associate publisher, Cooking Light, at a dinner the publication hosted during the Housewares Show.
New York: Gathered for a briefing on the Radio Creative Fund's Radio-Mercury Awards were (from l.) Steve Frankfurt, chairman, Frankfurt Balkind Partners, judging chairman; Les Goldberg, president, Interep Radio Store, event co-chairman; Gary Fries, president, Radio Advertising Bureau, co-chairman of the fund; Nick Verbitsky, president, United Stations, event co-chairman; and Jim Thompson, president, Liberty Broadcasting, co-chairman of the fund.
Chicago: Hooper White (l.), former agency executive and now head of Hooper White Co., a TV production consultancy, displays his Lifetime Achievement Award from the Mobius Advertising Awards. It was presented by J.W. Anderson, Mobius chairman, during the group's 24th annual awards ceremonies.