Schultz switches to Western

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Lou Schultz, 55, today was named CEO of Western Initiative Media North America, West Holly-wood, Calif., as expected. Mr. Schultz switches to Western from vice chairman of Campbell-Ewald, Warren, Mich., and president-CEO of CE Communications, sibling units of Western at Interpublic Group of Cos. He will report to Larry Lamattina, chairman-CEO of Western Initiative Media Worldwide. Mr. Schultz also takes the title of vice chairman at the parent Western. Current U.S. Chairman-CEO Dennis Holt will remain as founding chairman of Western International Media. Mr. Holt sold Western International to Interpublic in 1994. With Mr. Schultz's departure from Campbell-Ewald, Michael J. Ryan, 44, moves up to vice chairman-chief operating officer, from president-automotive operations. Getting new posts: James J. Palmer, 41, to president-managing director from exec VP overseeing new-business efforts; Jeffrey J. Scott, 40, to president-integrated account services from exec VP-account director.

Copyright December 1999, Crain Communications Inc.

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