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Ros King, 43, to global business director for Kraft Foods at WPP Group's J. Walter Thompson, from managing director of JWT, London. She moves to New York in May to manage one of JWT's biggest global clients, succeeding Ron Burns, president, global business, who is retiring.

Philippe Bernard, 49, to London-based president for Europe, Middle East and Africa, Interpublic Group of Cos.' Initiative Worldwide from president-Europe, Interpublic's Lowe & Partners Worldwide.

Andre Kemper, 40, and Hubertus von Lobenstein, 38, managing directors and partners at Omnicom Group's BBDO Worldwide, Duesseldorf, were due to be named joint CEOs of the German agency on April 1, but instead left the company abruptly last week after less than a year. They will be replaced by Olaf Goettgens, head of BBDO Consulting. Mr. Kemper plans to set up his own agency in Hamburg with Michael Trautmann, who is leaving his job as international marketing manager at Volkswagen Group's Audi.

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