Havas named Bob Schmetterer, chairman-CEO of Euro RSCG Worldwide
to the additional role of president-chief operating officer of Havas. ... Unilever is launching a range of branded products in India jointly with the local government of Madhya Pradesh state. The first products are seasoning powders like red chili and coriander and Unilever will handle marketing, including product management. ... Sly Bailey, CEO of U.K. publisher IPC Media, part of AOL Time Warner, is moving to U.K. newspaper publisher Trinity Mirror as CEO. ... VF Northern Europe's Lee Jeans is leaving Publicis's Fallon
, London, which won the pan-European account as Fallon's first London client in 1998, and seeking a new agency. ... Interpublic Group of Cos.' Initiative Media is opening its own office in Japan.