MS&L Names Practice Leaders The New York office of Manning, Selvage & Lee (MS&L), has appointed three senior vice presidents to head three practice groups. Jeremy Jacob will head the office's consumer marketing effort, Andy Tannen is practice director of the corporate/financial/business marketing practice and JoEllen Zumberge will direct the consumer technology practice. (MS&L, 212/213-7010) Coate to Bliss Bliss, Gouverneur Associates, New York, hired Patricia Coate as senior associate. She was a principal at Coate & Associates, Short Hills, N.J. (Bliss, Gouverneur, 212/840-1661) Benjamin Hires Elias High-tech PR firm The Benjamin Group Inc., Campbell, Calif., added John Elias as senior associate. He was a senior consultant at National Public Relations, Toronto, Canada. (Benjamin, 408/559-6090) Milwaukee Firm Promotes Henke Christel Henke, account supervisor, was promoted to vice president at Laughlin Constable Inc., Milwaukee. (Laughlin, 414/272-2400) Marketing Exec to H&K Hill and Knowlton Inc., New York, hired Jan Norton as head of its marketing communications practice. She was chief marketing officer at IndeNet Inc. [INDE], Los Angeles, Calif. (Hill and Knowlton, 212/885-0300) Paul Joins Jersey Firm Scelba, Scelba, DeTitta & Wolfson, a Montville, N.J.-based marketing communications firm, added Michael Paul as account supervisor. Paul was an account executive at Berry Associates Public Relations Inc., Morristown, N.J. (Scelba, 201/299-8000) Shandwick Promotes Ryan Shandwick Public Affairs, Washington, D.C., promoted Jeanie Ryan, vice president, to senior vice president, heading the telecommunications and marketing communications team. (Shandwick, 202/383-9700) Stanton to Jersey Firm Louise Stanton joined The Marcus Group Inc., Trenton, N.J. as director of governmental relations. Formerly, she practiced law at Cohen, Shapiro Polisher, Shiekman & Cohen, Lawrenceville, N.J. (Marcus, 609/393-2211) Interactive Director Named Creative Alliance Public Relations and Public Affairs, Louisville, Ky., promoted Lucinda Woodward to director of interactive public relations. She was assistant account executive. (Creative, 502/584-8787)

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