GREG MCALISTER joins Quorum Broadcasting as Vice President and General Manager of KLBK-TV, Lubbock, TX. McAlister served as KAMC President/General Manager from 1991-1999, until VHR Broadcasting purchased KAMC. Today, CBS-13 and ABC-28 work together under a shared services agreement.
RICK THOMPSON has been named Group Sales Manager with Eagle Television Sales in Dallas. Thompson joined Eagle Television Sales in 1999 as an Account Manager. Previously, he worked as a Branch Manager for MMT Sales Inc. from 1996 to 1999. He was also employed with WTTO, WABM, and WDBB in Birmingham, Alabama as a General Sales Manager from 1995 to 1996 and worked as a National Sales Manager and Local Sales Manager for KDFW in Dallas from 1984 to 1995.
Euro RSCG Tatham Partners announced that CHRIS DUFFY has joined its Chicago office as Group Account Director for the Hillshire Farm, Walgreens, Wilson and Fleet accounts. Formerly VP Management Director at Foote, Cone & Belding in Chicago, Duffy’s role included international and domestic responsibilities for the Coors Light brand. Prior to and during his work at FCB Chicago, Duffy worked in the FCB Toronto office as Group Account Director, where he led the Coors account during the transition from Molson to Coors Canada.
ELIUD KAUFFMAN has also joined the Chicago office of Euro RSCG Tatham Partners as Management Supervisor of the agency’s Red Lobster account. Formerly Director of the Latino Division at Clifford Public Relations in Los Angeles where he opened the L.A. office and launched the agency’s Latino division, Kauffman worked on the AT&T Wireless and Smithsonian accounts. Earlier Kauffman served as an Account Supervisor at A.D.D. Marketing and Advertising in L.A.
Euro RSCG Tatham Partners in Chicago has also tapped former J. Walter Thompson Senior Partner TIMOTHY MAUERY to head the Red Lobster account as Group Account Director. At JWT Mauery also served as Group Management Director, Business Development Director heading all new business activities and as Director, Digital@JWT.
Speaking of McCann: Cordiant Communications Group Finance Director ART D'ANGELO will leave his post to take the vacant CFO job at McCann-Erickson WorldGroup. He fills the post previously held by Sal LaGreca, who made an abrupt exit last month in the wake of accounting errors at the New York-based company. D'Angelo joined Bates USA in 1994 as EVP and Chief Financial Officer. Since then, he's ascended through the New York-based agency and its parent, CCG. He was appointed to CCG's board as finance director in December 1997 and stepped down from his post as CFO of Bates Worldwide in March …
KENNETH J. CONKLIN has been named Senior Account Executive of ProCirc, the circulation management arm of DJG Marketing. Conklin was most recently the Account Director of Paradysz Matera, a major direct marketing services company located in New York City. Prior to working at Paradysz Matera, Conklin served as the Circulation Marketing Director for EatingWell Communications in Charlotte, Vermont.
CARA DAVID was named Vice President/Corporate Sales & Marketing at American Express Publishing. Most recently she was Corporate Sales & Marketing Director. David has been with American Express Publishing since 1997, when she joined Travel + Leisure as a Senior Account Manager.
Landor Associates, a leading brand strategy and design consultancy, has appointed HAYES ROTH, Vice President of Marketing, to Vice President, Worldwide Marketing and Business Development, effective immediately. Hayes has 30 years of broad-based advertising and marketing communications experience. Hayes is a frequent lecturer for The Advertising Education Foundation, The Conference Board, Cornell University, Columbia Business School, New York University's Stern School of Business and at conferences and colleges around the world.
AcquireWeb, Inc., a leader in e-Mail Address Appending, e-Mail Change of Address (ECOA) and Reverse e-Mail Append expands its staff with the addition of RICHARD SLATER as Vice President. An active member of the Association for Interactive Marketing (AIM), The Direct Marketing Association, and a leading figure in the e-mail append industry, Slater brings his exacting standards for e-privacy, append quality and customer service to the already highly principled values established at AcquireWeb. During his extensive career he has been the Publisher of eShopping Magazine, Director of Special Projects with The Larkin Group/Advanstar and Vice President of Slater Publications and …