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Eugene Beard to vice chairman-finance and operations, Interpublic Group of Cos., New York. He remains chief financial officer. ... Kate Bednarski to senior VP-global marketing, Avia Group International, Beaverton, Ore., a new position, from senior VP-product marketing, Keds Corp. ... BBDO Worldwide settled with the Federal Trade Commission over claims that the ad agency falsely advertised Haagen-Dazs' frozen yogurt products as fat-free or low-fat. The proposed settlement will prohibit BBDO from misrepresenting the fat and calorie content of any frozen food item in future advertisements. Haagen-Dazs settled similar charges in June. . . . Nokia Mobile Phones, Tampa, Fla., a subsidiary of Finland-based Nokia, to Grey Advertising, New York, for its estimated $15 million account.

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