Valerie Taylor to executive director-European region, Interpublic Group of Cos.' DraftWorldwide, Chicago, from exec VP-business planning and development, for the North American region at WPP Group's Impiric, New York. She will be based in Paris.
Bette Anne Yarus to director-advertising sales for the Midwest and West Coast, Gannett Co.'s USA Weekend, New York, from domestic and European automotive sales director, USA Today. Also: Rob Harrison to director-advertising sales for consumer direct response and regional sales, from director-advertising business operations-consumer direct; Gregory Slattery to East Coast advertising manager, from sales development manager of technology, and Mark Sarsha to Midwest advertising manager from retail sales development manager.
Carole Carr to to VP-account services, Grafica, Chester, N.J., from senior VP, DVC Group.
Linda Schupack to senior VP-creative services, Rainbow Media Holdings, Jericho, N.Y., from international VP-brand management, Viacom's Nickelodeon.
Cari Davis to exec VP, Devlin Video International, New York, from executive director, operations. Also: Mick O'Connor to VP-sales, from production manager, Audio Plus Video International.
Rebecca Farbo to president, Wolf Group, Buffalo, N.Y., from senior VP-managing director. Also: Janet Stanek to chief operating officer, from senior VP-managing director.
Patricia Calderon to partner, Stein Rogan & Partners, New York. She retains the title of senior VP-managing director of account services. Also: Marianne Rivello was named a partner. She retains the title of senior VP-group creative director.
Edmund O. Martin to president, Ackerman McQueen, Oklahoma City, Okla., from VP, Oklahoma Publishing Co. and general manager, The Oklahoman.
Victoria Bermel to art director, Silver Marketing, Bethesda, Md., from senior graphic designer, Eagle Design & Management.
Peter Poulos to director-financial practice, Singapore, and regional director-financial practice, Asia-Pacific, Interpublic's Weber Shandwick Worldwide, Singapore, from senior VP-corporate and investor relations, New York.
Wayne Best to senior art director, Wieden & Kennedy, New York, from partner and creative director, Dweck, New York.
Patrick Brennan to VP, FT.com, the Financial Times' Web site, New York, from regional director, Japan and Korea.