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Nicholas Schiavone, senior VP-research at NBC, New York, sent a memoto staffers today saying he will leave the company Oct. 1 after working forthe network for more than 26 years. NBC surprised the research communityearlier this year when it hired Alan Wurtzel away from ABC and named himpresident-research and media development. Until then, Mr. Schiavone hadbeen NBC's top research executive.

The U.K. half of Anglo-Dutch publishing giant Reed Elsevier, which has beenstruggling for a year without a chief executive, named Aegis Group ChiefExecutive Crispin Davis, 50, to the spot. Mr. Davis succeedsCo-Chief Executives Herman Bruggink and Nigel Stapleton, who had agreed tostay with Reed Elsevier until the Anglo and Dutch operations merge into asingle management structure.

Silvia Erdman to senior VP-marketing at Intercosmetics, New York, adivision of Wella Fragrances & Cosmetics Group, from senior director ofmarketing and advertising, Guerlain. Also: Barbara Spielvogel to directorof marketing, from director of marketing for U.S. skincare, Avon Products;Leila Meresman to director of public relations and advertising, fromdirector of public relations/retail special events, Sara Lee Hosiery. Wellaset up the marketing team to support its planned switch in emphasis fromthe mass market to prestige cosmetics.

Copyright July 1999, Crain Communications Inc.

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