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Kevin Bazner to president, A&W Restaurants, Farmington Hills, Mich., from managing director, A&W Restaurants International Division.

Christopher Lee to creative director-Reebok Brand, a new post at Reebok International, Stoughton, Mass., from buying and creative director, Wade Smith Ltd., a major U.K. sports and fashion retailer.

Meredith Corp.'s Country Home, New York, to Della Femina/Jeary & Partners, New York. Last month, the agency won the branding assignment for the Meredith Publishing Group.

Craig R. Hudson, 40, to VP-brand management, Harrah's Entertainment, Memphis, Tenn., from VP-marketing/chief marketing officer, Malibu Entertainment Worldwide, Dallas.

Goodby, Silverstein & Partners, San Francisco, promoted five longtime staffers to associate partner: Kristi Argyilan, media director; Linda Harless, director of creative services; Bob Molineaux, account director on Pacific Bell; Diane Simpson, account director on Hewlett-Packard Co.; and John Thorpe, deputy planning director. Goodby now has seven partners and 10 associate partners.

Porter Novelli, Washington, acquired public affairs agency Goddard Claussen, which has offices in California and Washington, D.C. Goddard will be renamed Goddard Claussen Porter Novelli.

Copyright July 1999, Crain Communications Inc.

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