Lee Straus, 38, to senior VP-business affairs, NBC Universal Television, Burbank, Calif., from VP-business affairs.
Scott Dickey, 39, to president, Time Inc.'s Transworld Media, Oceanside, Calif., from president, K2's K2 Licensed Products.
Kevin Reddy to CEO, Noodles and Co., Boulder, Colo., from president. He replaces Aaron Kennedy, who will become chairman of the company's board on May 8.
Gail Berlese to VP-associate creative director, WPP Group's Carbon, Parsippany, N.J., from VP-associate creative director, Interpublic Group of Cos.' Torre Lazur McCann, Parsippany, N.J.
Mark Bernstein, 43, to senior VP-strategy, Agencynet, Fort Lauderdale, Fla., from partner-director of marketing, Bonaventure Country Club, Weston, Fla.
John Hutchins, 42, to VP-general manager music and literary, VNU Business Media, New York, from group business director, Primedia's Home Technology and Photography Group.
Helene Bousel-Cohen, 38, to senior VP-strategic marketing and client relations, NMA Entertainment & Marketing, Los Angeles, from VP-national promotions, MGM.
Gail Marowtiz, 45, to VP-creative director, Wind-Up Records, New York, from VP-design, Sony Corp.'s Columbia Records.
Jim Farrell to VP-sales eastern region, Gannett Co.'s Captivate Network, New York, from director-sales, Tribune Co.'s Tribune Media Net.
Brad Kay, 35, to exec VP-managing director, Foote Cone & Belding Worldwide's FCBi New York, New York, from exec VP-general manager, Merkley and Partners, New York.
passed away: Susan Acocella, print clearance manager at Mediaedge:cia, on April 11 from complications due to thyroid cancer. Also, Jim Houran, 42, who was ad director at Parade, on April 26.