Juliette Lim has been hired as vice president of key accounts for the coatings and building materials group of E.T. Horn Co., a La Mirada company that distributes, manufactures and markets specialty chemicals and ingredients. Previously, Lim served as technical sales representative at Tri-iso Inc., a Claremont company that distributes specialty chemical raw materials.


Henrik Markarian has joined AvatarLabs, a Hollywood online marketing agency, as director of technology. Markarian was previously director of development with NovaLogic, an Agoura Hills computer game developer and publisher.


PRSA Foundation, a New York non-profit that supports scholarships and research for public relations, has appointed Alfredo E. Padilla secretary of the board. Padilla is vice president of corporate communications in the Los Angeles office of Comerica Bank.

Perry Yick has been named vice president of risk analytics for Kinecta Federal Credit Union, a non-profit credit union in Manhattan Beach. Previously, Yick headed his own financial consulting firm, Yick Financial Corp.

Real Estate

Brian Estes has joined the Torrance office of Re/Max Commercial & Investment Realty as senior associate. Estes was previously an associate broker with CB Richard Ellis.

Lee & Associates-LA North/Ventura Inc., a commercial real estate services firm, has named Cherri Blessing Honig associate and Margie Jones senior vice president and principal. Honig was previously senior adviser at Sperry Van Ness, an Irvine commercial real estate firm. Jones was vice president at Sperry Van Ness.


Richard Chilcott has joined J. Robert Scott Inc., an Inglewood textiles and furnishings manufacturer, as chief operating officer. Chilcott was previously executive vice president for St. John Knits, an Irvine women's knitwear manufacturer.

Farmer Bros. Co, a Torrance coffee company, has named Hortensia R. Gomez vice president and controller, and Heidi L. Modaro vice president of sales and operations for coffee and tea. Gomez was previously controller with the company. Modaro was vice president of sales and operations with Sara Lee Foodservice's U.S. direct-store delivery coffee business.


1-800-Got-Junk, a junk removal service, has named Allan Miller key commercial account manager for the Western United States, working out of the company's Burbank office. Miller was previously sales manager with Consolidated Disposal Service LLC, a Valencia-based solid-waste services company.


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