Meg Kannin has been promoted to associate creative director from senior copywriter at Arian Lowe & Travis, Chicago.
Camille McMennamin has been named a senior VP-associate creative director at Bates/New York. Also at the agency, Ronald Wachino has been named VP-associate creative director and Alexander Duckworth has joined as a VP-creative director.
Chuck Untersee, a director/cameraman, has signed with Greenwater Pictures, Los Angeles.
Karen Grotto has joined Cramer-Krasselt/Chicago as a graphic designer.
Gina Lawson has joined Cramer-Krasselt/Phoenix as a copywriter.
Larry Tolpin has been appointed worldwide creative director/CEO at JWT West, based in San Francisco. April Rutherford has been named co-creative director at AdWorks, Honolulu.
Jim Wheelock has been named president/partner at the new Santa Monica office of Click 3X.
Michael Boh has been named president at Media Circus Interactive Advertising, New York. Also at Media Circus, creative director Franco Fiore has been named executive VP.
Christina Pantano been promoted to senior art director at Hill, Holliday/Boston. Also at the agency, Kate Carr has been promoted to senior copywriter and Suzy LaMonica has been promoted to producer.
Ann McKallagat has been named East Coast rep for DV8, an L.A.-based music/sound design company.
Hugo Cariss has joined Broadway Video Design, New York, as a director/designer.
John Rabuse has been promoted to associate creative director at Colle & McVoy, Minneapolis. Also at the agency, Sean Leenaerts has joined as a senior copywriter.
Marshall Goldman has joined the Arocom Marketing Group, Cleveland, as VP-creative director.
Bruce Bueckert, a sound designer/mixer, has joined Chris Bell Music & Sound Design, West Los Angeles.
Jean Shim has been named creative director at the new Santa Monica design and production office of New York-based Telezign. In addition, Peter Burega has been named managing director-West Coast operations at the new office.
Glenn Chalek has joined LoConte Goldman Design, a Boston broadcast design firm, as executive producer.
Rick Riley has been named a senior copywriter at Meldrum & Fewsmith/Cleveland.
John Immesoete, a creative director at DDB Needham/Chicago, has been elected a VP.
Steve Schuff has joined Deep Blue Sea, a Coconut Grove, Fla.-based design and effects house, as a senior producer.
David Henke has joined N.W. Ayer & Partners/New York as executive VP-creative director.
Julia Reed, formerly CEO at Tony Kaye & Partners, has joined production company The End, as managing director of commercial development/worldwide. She is based in the Hollywood office. Also at the company, Nicolas Myers has been named managing director at The End's new U.K. subsidiary, The End (London) Ltd.
Sherry Towery has joined R.J. Kolar Advertising, Austin, Texas, as an art director.
Greg Popp, an executive producer at DDB Needham/Chicago, has been elected a senior VP.
Matthew Fassberg and Susanna Richards, executive producers, have been named to head the new CGI department at Western Images, San Francisco, joined by supervising animator/technical director Chris Hamilton. Also at Western, digital artists Bob Roesler and Scott Harris have joined the visual effects department.
Diane McCauley has been named director of marketing at Crawford Communications,