Garry Neel has been named executive vice president and general manager of McCann-Erickson Detroit. Neel will succeed Gunnar Wilmot as head of the Detroit agency after working with the company since 1997 as the Zurich-based worldwide account director for Opel. Wilmot moves to London as a director of worldwide accounts, leaving Detroit after three years at the helm.
Richard Murphy joins Campbell-Ewald as senior vice president, responsible for General Motors North American Operations account activities and new business initiatives. Before joining Campbell-Ewald, Murphy was the group account supervisor for the Phoenix Group.
Irving Miller has been appointed vice president of the Office of the Web at Toyota Motor Sales U.S.A. Inc. The Office of the Web is the marketing and technology branch of Toyota, focused on e-commerce programs such as the Daily Dealer, linking suppliers through an Internet network. Miller previously was the vice president of sales for Toyota's luxury Lexus Division.
B.J. Arnold, Chris Enger and Tom Nihem were named senior vice presidents, and will head three of Fox Broadcasting Co.'s key sales regions. Arnold, previously group vice president for Eastern sales, will be in charge of sales out of Los Angeles. Enger, previously vice president of central sales in Chicago, will remain in Chicago with his new title. Nihem remains in Detroit under his new title, where he previously had been vice president for sales.
Meredith Corp. named Debra Brant, 36, publisher of Golf for Women magazine. Brant was advertising director of Meredith's Traditional Home magazine.
Kirk Aubry has been hired as executive vice president of marketing, communications and e-business at Textron Automotive in Troy, Mich. Aubry, 38, had been president of Trio Communications.