Craig Likhite was promoted to vice president and director of McCann-Erickson Detroits creative services department. He will be responsible for project distribution and management. Likhite was an account manager at National Health Care Resources in Chicago before joining McCann in 2001.
Joanie Rizzio was promoted to vice president and managing editor of Buick Playbook, a monthly newsletter that McCann produces for Buick dealers. She will be responsible for writing and editing the newsletter.
Mark Reichard, who worked on Mazdas Zoom-Zoom campaign, was promoted to vice president and associate creative director. He works on McCanns General Motors corporate account. He previously worked for Doner as senior copywriter.
Susan Stallings was promoted to vice president and associate creative director. Her accounts include GM corporate and Buick.
She started out as an intern for McCann in 1994.
Account supervisor Adam Wilson was promoted to vice president. He will be responsible for GMs XM Satellite Radio account. Wilson reports to Steve Aiello, senior vice president.
A creative group has been created. John Clarey and Jon Stewart will direct the team as senior vice presidents and creative directors. Jason Danielewicz will be the group copywriter, and Rob Dey will be its art director. Patrick Szuba will be junior art director.
Daniel Bell has been appointed vice president. He will be responsible for Chevrolet local marketing groups in Arizona, New Mexico and Nevada as well as Chevrolet regional advertising and marketing in the western region. Bell was president of Bell Marketing Resources in Covington, Ky.
Daniel Busto was named vice president, creative director of Doner. In his new position, he will be responsible for assisting in the creative supervision of the agencys Mazda account, focusing on the regional and Canadian portions of the account. Busto was previously vice president and associate creative director for BBDO Detroits Dodge, Chrysler international and Chrysler corporate accounts.