David Lusk has joined the integrated health group at Deloitte & Touche in Los Angeles as a principal. He will direct client services, quality control and strategic direction in the Pacific Northwest, California and Nevada regions. Also, Josh Leonard was appointed audit partner in the real estate services group in Los Angeles.


Jean Bellman has joined the L.A. office of DesignARC Architects in Los Angeles as senior project designer. Her design portfolio includes commercial and resort/hospitality projects. Bellman was a principal of R. Jean Bellman Architects of Los Angeles.


Clare Look-Jaeger was promoted to associate principal at Linscott, Law & Greenspan Engineers in Pasadena. She will be responsible for managing staff, quality control and client development. Look-Jaeger has been with the company for more than 10 years.


John Ball was promoted to senior vice president of strategic planning and development for Walt Disney Co. in Burbank. He will be responsible for leading corporate development and acquisition activities. Ball previously was director of corporate development and acquisitions for Dames and Moore Inc.

Linda Desiante was promoted to senior vice president of contract administration for Carsey-Werner Distribution in Studio City. She will oversee licensing agreements for domestic and international syndication. Desiante was previously vice president of contract administration. Also, Laura Black has been promoted to vice president of corporate responsibility and strategic philanthropy for Carsey-Werner Co. in Studio City. Black was previously director of administrative affairs. In addition, Diann Shaw was promoted to vice president of publicity and public relations. Shaw was most recently director of publicity.

Dorian Langdon was promoted to president of HIT Entertainment USA in Beverly Hills. He is responsible for the licensing of programming in this country and Canada while overseeing local acquisitions, development and new media businesses.

Jonathan Wheeldon was appointed chief financial officer of Universal Music and Video Distribution in Universal City. He is responsible for financial matters relating to distribution in the United States. Wheeldon was most recently chief financial officer of PolyGram's audio and film businesses in Spain. Also, Kevin Misher was promoted to president of production for Universal Pictures. He will be responsible for all feature film production. Mischer was previously co-president with Stacey Snider, who was recently promoted to co-chairman. Brian Compton has been appointed senior vice president and chief financial officer for Universal Studios Hollywood. Compton was previously director of operations of finance for Coach Leatherware. Don Skeoch was appointed senior vice president of marketing for Universal Studios Hollywood. He will be responsible for overall marketing strategy, including advertising, promotion, brand development, public relations and television production. Skeoch was most recently a senior vice president for Allied-Domecq. In addition, John Bradley was named senior vice president of integrated marketing for Universal Studios Recreation Group. He was previously vice president and lodging industry specialist for Visa USA.


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