Comings and Goings

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Ed Kelly, 43, to president-CEO, American Express Publishing Corp., New York, as expected, from senior VP-group publisher. He succeeds Daniel Brewster, now president-CEO, Gruner & Jahr USA Publishing.

Mike Bosman, 39, to president-chief operating officer, FCB North America, a new position at FCB Worldwide, New York, from chairman-CEO, FCB South Africa, Johannesburg.

Paul Somerson to VP-editorial director, Ziff Davis Development Group, San Francisco, from VP-editor in chief, Ziff Davis Smart Business for the New Economy. Geoffrey Precourt succeeds Mr. Somerson, from deputy managing editor, Time Inc.'s Custom Publishing Division.

James L. Ellis, 53, to VP-group operations, a new position at Tribune Broadcasting, Chicago, from VP-creative services.

Paul Greenberg, 32, to VP-new-business development, a new position at online music entertainment company MTVi Group, New York, from director of business development, MTV Networks.

Jim Vurpillat, 34, Jon Brancheau, 39, and Jim Panaretos, 44, named brand managers at General Motors Corp.'s Oldsmobile Division, Detroit, for, respectively, Bravada, Silhouette and Alero. Messrs. Vurpillat and Brancheau had been assistant brand managers on Aurora and Chevrolet Silverado, respectively; Mr. Panaretos was Pontiac marketing manager in GM's South Central region.

Jeffrey B. Foley to publisher, Hachette Filipacchi Magazines' Travel Holiday, New York, from advertising director, The New Yorker.

Maureen McAllister, 42, and Matthew Turek, 37, to associate publishers, Time, New York, from co-New York sales directors. The two assume duties from Dick Raskopf, now acting publisher, Time Digital. Charlie Kammerer and Newell Thompson succeed Ms. McAllister and Mr. Turek, from sales executives.

Audrey Margolies to advertising director, Emap USA's FHM, New York. from associate publisher, Hachette Filipacchi's Mirabella.

Bette Ann Yarus to national director of sales development, a new position at Gannett Co.'s USA Weekend, New York, from director of domestic and European automotive sales, USA Today, Detroit.

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