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Wes Bray and Mark Timbrell to co-CEOs, Marketing Drive Worldwide, Wilton, Conn., and London, the new global marketing services unit created by True North Communications, Chicago. Mr. Bray had been president of Promotion Services Group. Mr. Timbrell had been chairman of Marketing Drive.

Mark Shapiro to chairman-CEO, Momentum North America, St. Louis, a global event marketing and promotion agency, from CEO, Louis London, also St. Louis, a sales promotion company owned by Momentum Worldwide, New York.

Anthony Katz to president, Rowland Consulting, New York, the new marketing and communications consulting unit of Rowland Communications Worldwide, New York, from president, Rowland Corporate & Public Affairs-U.S. Also, Donna Ramer to exec VP, Rowland Consulting, from senior VP, The Rowland Co.

Kathryn Woods to VP-global communications, True North Communications, Chicago, from director-communications, senior partner, Bozell Worldwide.

Tina D'Aversa to group publisher of security-related publications, Cahners Business Information, Des Plaines, Ill., from publisher, Access Control and Seguridad Latina, Atlanta.

Cynthia Urbano to publisher-satellite, wireless and broadband market groups, Phillips Business Information, Potomac, Md., from president, B2B Publishing Solutions, Glen Ellyn, Ill.

Amy Hiles Maynard to senior VP-managing director, WestWayne, Atlanta, from consultant.

Kim Myers to VP-public relations, Keller Crescent Co., Evansville, Ind., from director-client services, Epley Associates, Charlotte, N.C.

James Nolan to VP-client management, Devon Direct Marketing & Advertising, Berwyn, Pa., from management supervisor.

Bernhard Schroeder to general manager, The Townsend Agency, San Diego, from account director-partner, USWeb/CKS, Cupertino, Calif.

Laurie Winkles to managing director-corporate communications group, Hill & Knowlton, Tampa, Fla., from VP-communications and administration, Southeastern Cos., Tampa.

David Reibstein to exec director, the Marketing Science Institute, Cambridge, Mass., from professor of marketing, William S. Woodside professor, Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia.


Coinstar, Bellevue, Wash., to Envoy Communications Group, Toronto, to handle product design and advertising for the electronic commerce and retail coin-counting company. Billings for the account are estimated at $10 million.

Sentara Healthcare, Norfolk, Va., to Rockett Burkhead & Win slow, Raleigh, N.C., to handle advertising for the administrator of hospitals and HMOs, from Barker, Campbell, Farley & Mansfield, Virginia Beach, Va. Billings for the account are $3 million.

Acxiom Corp., Conway, Ark., to TFA/Leo Burnett Technology Group, Chicago, to launch a new branding and corporate positioning strategy for the provider of data integration services. Billings were not disclosed.

Marconi Astronics to The Young Co., both Santa Monica, Calif., to handle integrated marketing communications on prod uct launches for the manufacturer of automatic flight control systems for military and commercial air craft. Billings for the account are estimated at $2 million.

ProtoSource Corp., Fresno, Ca lif., to Alper/Alper & Lopez, Woodland Hills, Calif., to handle affinity and event marketing pro grams for the Internet service provider. Billings for the account are between $500,000 and $1 million.

Bettcher Industries, Vermilion, Ohio, to Mullin/Ashley Associates, Worton, Md., to handle marketing communications for the developer and manufacturer of cutting tools for meat processing operations. Also to Mullin/Ashley, Interactive Marketing Services, Ridgely, Md., a catalog and e-commerce compa ny; and Micarta Industrial Lami nates, Hampton, S.C., a manufacturer of laminates and composite materials. Billings on the accounts are estimated at $500,000.

Solutia, St. Louis, to Hughes Group, also St. Louis, to handle marketing communications for the supplier of chemicals for the lami nated glass industry. Billings for the account were not disclosed.

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