Lee Newman, 33, to group account director, Havas' McKinney & Silver, Raleigh, N.C., from account director, Publicis Groupe's Fallon Worldwide, Minneapolis. Also: Denis Budniewski, 35, to group account director from senior VP-management director; Ted Gilvar, 36, to group account director from account director, Interpublic Group of Cos.' Hill, Holliday, Connors, Cosmopulos, Boston; and Lisa Hughes, 42, to group account director from account director.
Gunnar Wilmot, 50, to chief operating officer, Interpublic Group of Cos.' Lowe Plus Draft, New York, from senior VP-planning and business development, Interpublic.
Andy Madorsky, 43, to executive creative director at Grant Jacoby, Chicago. He had previously been a freelancer.
Jim Ritts, 49, to exec VP, Primedia, New York. He will continue as president-CEO of Primedia's Television Group. Also: Robert Metz, 50, to exec VP. He continues as president-CEO of Primedia's Consumer Guide Group. Also: Steven Rousseau, 42, to regional VP-managing director for advertising sales, Detroit region. He continues as group advertising director, Motor Trend and Automobile Magazine.
Julie Kurtzman to executive director-marketing and creative services, Rodale's Men's Health, New York, from executive director-marketing and creative services Conde Nast Publishing's GQ, New York.
Dan Morrissey, 46, to co-president, Ambrosi, Chicago, from exec VP. Also: Mark Pearson, 46, to co-president from exec VP.
Mary Kay Kopf to VP-brand marketing, Electrolux North America, Augusta, Ga., from manager-global brand and business strategy, non-wovens, DuPont, Wilmington, Del.