Brad Ashton has been named senior VP-creative director at Ivory, an Atlanta ad agency.
Ron Sullivan has been promoted to VP-senior creative director, and Laurie Habeeb has been promoted to VP-creative director at Marc USA/Pittsburgh.
Janet Ferrari, executive producer, and director Brian Belefant have opened Belefant, a Los Angeles commercials production company.
Victor Mulholland has been added as senior colorist at New York post house Riot Manhattan.
Kiki Chansamone, a Flame artist, has joined Riot's Santa Monica office.
Andy Campbell has joined DavisPartners, Lexington, Mass., as an art director.
Marc Curry has been hired as an interactive designer at Direct Results Group, Boston.
John Turturro, the actor/director, has signed with Los Angeles-based Coppos Films for commercials representation.
Chuck Seelye has joined Modernista, Boston, as a graphic designer.
Christopher J. Whalen has been named broadcast producer at Kelly Michener Advertising, Lancaster, Pa.
Jerry Shapiro has been named executive creative director at EMI Strategic Marketing, Boston.
Peter Rundquist, a composer/sound designer, has joined New York music/sound house Sacred Noise.
Pete Favat, Alan Marcus, Alan Pafenbach and Jay Williams, group creative directors, have been appointed managing directors at Arnold Worldwide, Boston. Added at Arnold: Mary Rich, senior art director; Michael Gatti, art director; and Mike Howard, copywriter.
John Gilbert has been promoted from senior copywriter to creative director at The Brownstein Group, Philadelphia. Also at the agency, Tesia Barone has been promoted from senior art director to associate creative director.
Karama Horne, an Avid editor, has joined The Blue Rock Editing Co., New York.
Steve Diamond has been appointed executive VP-creative director at Hill Holliday/New York.
Mindy Chandler, an art director, and Mandy Donovan, a copywriter, have joined Gearon Hoffman, Boston.
Mike Pandolfo, a composer formerly at Amber Music, has joined New York music/sound company JSM.