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Advertising

Debra Lieberman-Martucci has been appointed senior vice president and media director at Santa Monica-based Palisades Media Group Inc. Lieberman-Martucci will head a new division of PMG that focuses on consumer and retail advertising. She previously was senior vice president and media director at the Los Angeles office of Media That Works.

Banking & Finance

Jan R. Cloyde has been appointed to the new position of executive vice president and director of banking services at City National Bank. Previously, Cloyde was executive vice president and director of banking services at Home Savings of America.

Gregg W. Ritchie has joined L.A.-based Pacific Capital Group Inc. as managing director and chief financial officer. He previously was a partner at KPMG Peat Marwick LLP.

Construction

Carol Lefkowitz has been appointed regional marketing director for Los Angeles-based Dynamic Builders Inc. Previously, Lefkowitz was senior leasing and sales associate at Grubb & Ellis Co.

Kevin D. Wilson has been appointed chief financial officer of West L.A.-based Peck/Jones Construction Corp. Wilson's previous experience includes five years as a consulting manager with a national public accounting firm.

Entertainment

Cynthia C. Cleveland has been appointed president of Universal Studios Consumer Products Group. She will be responsible for the company's consumer products global strategy across all Universal divisions. She previously was president of merchandising and licensing for the group.

Lee Chirillo has joined Culver City-based Fresh Produce Entertainment as head of business development. Chirillo previously assisted in the development of new film and film production on behalf of the state of Florida.

Angela Gaspar has been appointed director of sales at West Hollywood-based Caliban Filmworks. She previously was director of business development at Richard Edlund Films.

Rob Morhaim has been appointed vice president of first-run programming at L.A.-based Big Ticket Television. Morhaim will be responsible for developing original series television for first-run syndication and cable. Previously, he was vice president of development and production for Team Entertainment Group.

Tom O'Brien has been promoted to director of standards and practices at the Disney Channel. Prior to joining, O'Brien worked in episodic television.

Dan Weiss has been promoted to senior vice president of creative services for Carsey-Werner Distribution. He will be responsible for all advertising and promotion. Weiss previously was vice president of creative services.

Education

Mark D. Pesce has been named director of the USC School of Cinema-Television's interactive media program. Most recently Pesce was chairman and chief technology officer of blitcom LLC, a Web-based entertainment company.

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