Florence Buchanan to senior VP-group creative director, Interpublic Group of Cos.' Deutsch, New York, from creative director-partner, WPP Group's J. Walter Thompson, New York. Also: George Decker to associate creative director, iDeutsch, New York. He had been a freelance creative director at JWT's [email protected]
Mike Connolly, 42, to VP-radio sales, Walt Disney Co.'s ABC Radio Networks, New York, from senior VP-eastern sales, Premiere Traffic Networks and Premiere Radio Networks.
Robert L. Ireland, 35, to senior VP-group account director, Envoy Communications' Hampel/Stefanides, New York, from VP-account director.
Phyllis Ehrlich to senior VP-promotions marketing, AOL Time Warner's Cartoon Network, New York, from VP-promotions marketing.
Robert Levin, 33, to CEO, Profile Pursuit, New York, from chief financial officer. Also: Aaron Sigmond, 35, to publisher from consulting publisher, ReadyMade, San Francisco.
Sandy Smallens, 36, to president-chief operating officer, Oddcast, New York, from exec VP-programming and content, GetMusic/RollingStone.com, a unit of Vivendi Universal Net USA.
Larry Byrne to executive producer-senior partner, WPP's Ogilvy & Mather, Chicago, from executive producer. Also: Randy Sims to group creative director from creative director.
Kevin Labick to CEO, kpe, New York, from principal, Mobilocity.
Nina Gordon to VP, Lippin Group, Los Angeles. She previously headed Nina Gordon Public Relations.
Eileen McCarthy to marketing director, Gruner & Jahr USA's Fast Company and Inc. magazines, from marketing director, Fast Company.