Bob Barocci to group exec VP, Wolf Integrated Communications, Toronto, from president, Arnold Agency, Richmond, Va.
Michael Pepe to president, Time Inc.'s newly named Business Information Group, New York, from group publisher, Fortune, Money and Your Company.
Andreas Wiele to exec VP-chief operating officer, Gruner & Jahr USA Publishing, New York, a new position, from general manager, Family Circle and McCall's.
James J. Buettgen to senior VP-marketing, Darden Restaurants' Olive Garden, Orlando, Fla., a new position, from VP-marketing.
Kathryn M. Downing, 44, to president-CEO, the Los Angeles Times, from senior VP at parent Times Mirror Co. and CEO of its legal/
medical unit, Mosby Matthew Bender. She succeeds Don Wright, now chairman of the Times, a new position.
Matthew W. Lake, 37, to exec VP-new-business director, Gotham, New York, a new position, from managing partner, Hampel Stefanides.
Bob Billings to VP-marketing, Pep Boys -- Manny, Moe & Jack, Philadelphia, from senior VP, Super D Drug Stores. He succeeds Rick Hammill, who left the company.
Douglas Fierro to group publisher, Primedia's Modern Bride and Modern Bride Connection, New York, from publisher, Automobile. He succeeds Nina Lawrence, who left the company.
Jonathon Shapiro to VP-business development, DoubleClick, New York, from new media specialist, McKinsey and Co. He succeeds Wenda Harris Millard, now exec VP-marketing and programming.
Ron Crooks to senior VP-group creative director, D'Arcy Masius Benton & Bowles, St. Louis, a new position, from VP-creative director.
Nina Lawrence to publisher, Conde Nast Publications' Mademoiselle, New York, from publisher, Primedia's Modern Bride. She succeeds Vicki Lasdon Rose, who left the company.