GM Planworks, the full-service media agency within Starcom MediaVest Group dedicated to automaker General Motors, has named PATTY DUGAN, LEAH HERBERT, and MOLLY MARCHESE vice presidents of the agency. Media Directors Dugan and Marchese are responsible for leading the development of media campaigns and integrated sponsorships; Training Director Herbert initiates and manages agency personnel training programs.
    CHRISTINA KELLY, executive editor at ELLEgirl since August 2004, has been named editor-in-chief of the magazine.
    Roberts & Tarlow, a NewYork-based agency, has appointed GRAHAM BIBBY as its chief operating officer. In the newly created position, Bibby will oversee the agency's financial operations as well as its production, traffic, IT, and office services. For the past 17 years, Bibby has worked for the Interpublic Group of Companies. Most recently, he served as chief financial officer, partner at Gotham Inc. While there, he implemented new financial reporting procedures, reorganized the IT department, and oversaw the traffic, production, and studio departments.
    Draft New York has added JEFF LINDER as vice president, creative director. Linder was previously a partner and creative director at JWT, working on Reckitt Benckiser and Pfizer.
    American Express Publishing Corporation has named CHIP SCHENCK director of Northeast corporate sales. Schenck is responsible for managing the luxury account base in New York and Boston. He joins American Express Publishing after serving as associate publisher at In Touch Weekly.
    BILLY WRIGHT has been named vice president, Worldwide Wireless, Warner Bros. Online. Wright will lead the company’s Americas, Europe/Middle East/Africa (EMEA), and Asia-Pacific (APAC) strategic mobile teams as they develop, produce, publish, and market content based on the studio’s brands to mobile subscribers around the world. Wright joins Warner Bros. Online from Orange, a telecommunications company.
    Reuters has appointed EMILY CHURCH as U.S. editor of its digital media outlets, including Reuters.com and the company’s mobile and interactive TV services in the United States. She joins Reuters after a seven-year stint with MarketWatch, most recently as bureau chief in London covering European markets and general news.
    Turner Broadcasting Systems has named LAURA DEL GRECO to vice president, sales programming strategy for Turner Entertainment Ad Sales and Marketing.
    Meredith Corporation has named BRENDA SAGET DARLING as publisher, More magazine; LAUREN BUERGER as publisher of Fitnessmagazine; RICH BERENSON has been named publisher of Childmagazine; PAMELA DANIELS has been promoted to publisher, Traditional Home magazine; and CAREY WITMER has been promoted to publisher, Country Home magazine.
    TOM KARLYA has been appointed vice president of development for the dLife multi media network. Karlya is responsible for developing partnerships, alliances, and also serves as executive producer of dLifeTV, a weekly lifestyle talk show about diabetes.
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