IN BRIEF

HOUSTON: Hill & Knowlton has named Max Watson as GM of its Houston office. He replaces Sarah Peterson, who left to become VP of corporate communications at Waste Management.

HOUSTON: Hill & Knowlton has named Max Watson as GM of its Houston office. He replaces Sarah Peterson, who left to become VP of corporate communications at Waste Management.

HOUSTON: Hill & Knowlton has named Max Watson as GM of its Houston

office. He replaces Sarah Peterson, who left to become VP of corporate

communications at Waste Management.





MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA: Industria Solutions, a business-to-business

e-commerce marketplace created by Chemdex and DuPont, has hired Lisa

Sorge, former president of Argyle Rowland Worldwide, as its director of

corporate communications.





WASHINGTON, DC: Medical and healthcare media specialist Allhealth Public

Relations has picked up three new accounts: the March of Dimes’ Office

of Government Affairs, the Center for Mind-Body Medicine (for its

Comprehensive Cancer Care 2000 Conference) and the American Psychiatric

Association (for its annual convention and ’media doc’ program).





LOS ANGELES: Warren Cowan & Associates has elevated veteran publicists

Marcia Newberger, Kevin Sasaki and Richard Hoffman to the rank of

EVP.



They have also been appointed to a new executive steering committee that

will oversee agency expansion.





NEW YORK: Bigfoot Interactive has tapped Daniel Affeldt as VP of

marketing and communications. Affeldt will oversee the company’s

marketing, communications, product management and database marketing

divisions.





ROCHELLE PARK, NJ: Apogee Networks has appointed Andrew Burroughs as

chief marketing officer and GM of its applications service provider

business.



Burroughs, formerly VP and GM of telecom company Teleglobe

Communications, will be responsible for managing Apogee’s marketing and

PR efforts.





EDISON, NJ: RCG Information Technology has named Jon Deutsch SVP of

marketing. He will oversee the company’s worldwide marketing efforts,

including its brand strategy and communications.





CHICAGO: Porter Novelli Convergence Group’s Chicago outpost has hired

Michael Young away from Ketchum to serve as a SVP. Young, who was a VP

in Ketchum/Chicago’s tech practice, has been charged with developing new

business and senior-level staffers.





BOSTON: Brodeur’s health technology practice has landed two new clients:

Aptilon, a provider of marketing applications for pharmaceutical and

medical device companies, and idleinventory.com, a b-to-b online

marketplace for idle or excess medical products, supplies and equipment.



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