Nitin Gupta and Bonnie P. Chow have been appointed senior tax consultants for Deloitte & Touche LLP. Both will oversee tax engagements and provide consulting to clients in the general tax services group, based in Los Angeles. Gupta previously worked for Corliss & Geringer as a controller. Chow was a tax senior for KPMG Peat Marwick.
Advertising & Marketing
Gary Fountain has been named group account director in the entertainment division of DDB Needham Los Angeles. His responsibilities include senior-level development and day-to-day management of client advertising and media objectives and strategies. Since 1994, Fountain has been associate managing director for entertainment.
Jamie Kramer has been named to the newly created position of account executive at Creative Domain in Los Angeles. She will be responsible for managing selected accounts and will be involved in developing new business. Previously, Kramer was marketing coordinator with Fox Searchlight Pictures.
Ben Purcell has been named senior copywriter at Colby Effler & Partners. Purcell will be involved in creating campaigns for clients in the entertainment, fashion and automotive industries, in the firm's Santa Monica office. Previously, he was on staff at Kresser Stein Robaire.
Banking & Finance
Michael W. Perry has been named chief executive at IndyMac Mortgage Holdings Inc., located in Pasadena. Perry joined IndyMac in 1993 as chief operating officer. Also, Angelo R Mozilo will become vice chairman and president. His duties will include serving as senior advisor to all strategic business lines in the company. In addition, Richard Wohl has been promoted to chief operating officer. He will be responsible for all the company's principal financial and administrative areas. Wohl has been general counsel and secretary for IndyMac since 1994. Melissa Gerard has been promoted to general counsel. She has been with the company since 1997, and was senior vice president and special counsel to the president. In other organizational changes, J. Mark Kempton and James D. Nichols Jr. were named co-presidents and chief financial officer and chief operating officer, respectively, in IndyMac's manufactured housing division. Kempton was a former audit partner of KPMG Peat Marwick in the financial services area.
Rebecca Rothstein has been appointed senior vice president of investments for Salomon Smith Barney, in its downtown L.A. branch. She will be responsible for expanding asset management, corporate service and estate and trust service businesses. Rothstein was previously with B.T. Alex Brown.
Evon G. Rosen has joined Santa Monica-based Celtic Capital Corp. as vice president and director of marketing. She will be responsible for all marketing efforts and will spearhead business development projects. Most recently, Rosen served as vice president of marketing for City National Bank.
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