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Jonathan Cude, formerly of Wieden + Kennedy in Portland, has joined McKinney + Silver, Raleigh, N.C., as a group creative director.

Jeff Huggins, formerly executive creative director at J. Walter Thompson/San Francisco, has joined McCann-Erickson/San Francisco as co-chief creative officer.

Eric Cosper, formerly of Fallon/New York, and Simeon Roane, from 180 in Amsterdam, have joined the Seattle office of Publicis as associate creative directors.

ACD Bill Wright has been promoted to creative director at Crispin Porter + Bogusky/Miami.

Deutsch/L.A. VP-associate creative director Michael Kadin has been promoted to senior VP.

Director Kieran Walsh, formerly of Chelsea Pictures, has signed with Anonymous Content.

Animation director Aaron Stewart has signed with New York's Hornet for exclusive representation.

Comedy director Maggie Zackheim, formerly with HKM, has signed with bicoastal production company Headquarters.

Director Lionel Coleman, who works through Big Film in Canada, has signed with Santa Monica production company Uncle for U.S. representation.

Ted Melfi, a recent alum of the Group101Spots spec directing program, has signed with Santa Monica production company Area 51.

Directors Karsten, formerly of Vamp, and Bill Werts, formerly of Countyline Films, have signed with Santa Monica's BeachHouse Films.

U.K.-based director Mehdi Norowzian has signed with RSA for worldwide representation.

Director Alphonzo Wesson III, whose credits include the MTV programs The Real World and Making the Band, has signed with New York's Zero 2 Sixty for exclusive commercials representation.

Die Another Day director Lee Tamahori has signed with Orlando-based production company 22A for U.S. commercials representation.

Former Palomar Pictures director Walter Kehr has signed with L.A. production company Chased by Cowboys.

Meridith Brown has been named executive producer and head of production at New York's Curious Pictures. At Curious, Brown has served as executive producer for U.K. collective Tomato since 1996.

Matt Farell, formerly of Manex, has joined San Francisco animation house Wild Brain as CG animation supervisor.

Julia Sonder, formerly of Tech TV, has joined the One Six Eight Design Group in San Francisco as exec producer.

Composer Andy Grush, formerly at Tomandandy/L.A., has signed with Yessian Music in L.A.

Chris Zapara, formerly of Zoic Studios, has joined Hollywood's Eden FX as supervising visual effects artist.

Engineer and sound designer Willie Elias, formerly of HBO Latin America, has joined Blazing Music + Sound in Raleigh, N.C.

Katie Ward, formerly of Chicago's Rhythm Cafe, has joined Santa Monica music house Primal Scream as a producer.

Ross Woods, formerly a producer at Digital Kitchen, has joined Chicago design and effects house Somersault as a producer.

Elyse Hanan, formerly of Zap Edit and PS 260, has joined the Blue Rock Editing Company in New York as director of creative development.

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