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Informix Corp. in Vienna, Va., appointed Dick Martin as U.S. federal sales manager in its federal group. He is responsible for Informix's government end user and federal systems integrator business. Martin, who has more than 20 years of federal sales and management experience, formerly was national sales director for civilian agencies at NCR Corp.

The Arlington, Va., division of National Computer Systems Inc. hired Howard Myers as vice president of its government services division. Myers will be responsible for expanding business and providing solutions to federal and state government. He is formerly general manager of Siemens Federal Marketing in Vienna, Va.

Cadabra Design Technology Inc., Santa Clara, Calif., appointed Andrea Bush as vice president of U.S. sales. Bush was formerly with Avant! Corp., where she launched U.S. western region sales, recruited staff and built revenue and backlog for a design services subsidiary.

Digital River, Minneapolis, opened a European office in London, with Ian Yarlott, former Intuit managing director for northern Europe, as the general manager. Before Intuit, Yarlott held senior leadership positions in Europe with GSI Republishing, IDG Communications and BPL Publishing.

FeatureCast of Pasadena, Calif., an idealab! company and syndicator on the Web, named Scott Kramer as its new president and chief executive officer. Kramer will oversee expansion of the company's syndication network and content development and acquisition. Kramer was previously president of Buzz Inc., publisher of Buzz Magazine.

The New York-based law firm of Pryor Cashman Sherman & Flynn LLP hired Joseph I. Rosenbaum to head its Electronic Commerce and Information Technology practice group. He was previously counsel to Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP. Rosenbaum is an adjunct professor of law at New York Law School, where he teaches the law of computers and information technology.

Louisville, Colo.-based StorageTek named Roger D. Archibald as vice president and general manager of the Enterprise DASD Business Group. He had been group marketing manager of Information Storage at Hewlett-Packard Co.

The MicroDisplay Corp., San Pablo, Calif., appointed Satinder Singh as vice president of engineering. Singh will take responsibility for guiding MicroDisplay's engineering team to produce products that will bring the company market success in the emerging microdisplay industry. Singh joined MicroDisplay from Advanced Micro Devices in Sunnyvale, Calif., where he served as the senior manager of systems operations.

Document management company INSCI Corp., Westborough, Mass., appointed Darryl R. Dobin as president. Dobin was previously president of NEPS, which is a reseller of INSCI products.

New York-based TTR Inc. hired Steven L. Barsh as chief executive officer. He will assume primary responsibility for corporate strategy, worldwide sales, marketing, business development and support of TTR's products. Before joining TTR, Barsh headed his own management consulting firm, Barsh Technology Ventures Inc., providing high-tech entrepreneurs with professional assistance in building their businesses.

Fremont, Calif.-based SSE Telecom Inc. hired Myron B. Gilbert as executive vice president of operations. He will be responsible for the company's facilities, manufacturing, materials, quality, reliability and information technologies. For the past three years Gilbert had been vice president of operations at Communications & Power Industries, Satcom Division.


Lexington, Ky.-based Lexmark International Inc. promoted Paul Rooke to president of its imaging solutions division. He will also be a vice president of the corporation. Rooke had been vice president of worldwide marketing for Lexmark's Consumer Printer Division since June 1997.

Dan Bryce was named chief information officer of the MacNeal-Schwendler Corp. of Los Angeles. His responsibilities will include establishing the strategic direction and business contribution of the information systems function for MSC throughout the world. Bryce has been with MSC for 12 years.

Prism Solutions Inc., Sunnyvale, Calif., promoted three executives in its worldwide sales organization. Mark Rankovic is now Prism's vice president of worldwide consulting. He had been the company's vice president of Asia Pacific since 1997. He will relocate from Melbourne, Australia, to Sunnyvale. Rankovic's responsibilities now go to Don Taylor, Prism's vice president, international. And Stacy Cooper was promoted to vice president of North American sales, after serving as vice president of western region sales since September 1997.

Dan Cecchini Jr. has been promoted to business development manager for the central region of the United States for Trident Data Systems' Colorado Springs, Colo., office. Cecchini has been with the company since 1992. APCO Associates Inc., Washington, promoted Maggie FitzPatrick to vice president of the firm's strategic communication and media relations division. She will continue to provide communication counsel to Fortune 500 companies, area trade associations and other industry alliances.

Anaheim, Calif.-based MTI Technology Corp. promoted Tom Raimondi to chief operating officer. In this position at MTI, Raimondi will be responsible for worldwide operations for the United States and Europe, including engineering, manufacturing, sales, marketing and service. One of the original founding executives of MTI, Raimondi previously had served as vice president and general manager of the company.

Stamford, Conn.-based GTE Corp. named Daniel P. O'Brien executive vice president of finance and chief financial officer. He was most recently vice president and treasurer for the company. He joined GTE in 1983 as manager of International Operations Analysis for GTE Lighting Products.

Analysis & Technology Inc., North Stonington, Conn., promoted four people to executive vice president. Robert M. Gorman was general manager of the company's Engineering Technologies Group and joined the company in 1989. James R. Lavoie was general manager of the company's Integrated Performance Decisions subsidiary. Joseph M. Marino was general manger of the company's System Technologies Group. Richard P. Mitchell was corporate manager of acquisitions and strategic partnerships. Also, Susan C. Varnadoe, president of the company's subsidiary Interactive Media Corp., was promoted to senior vice president of the parent firm.

New Positions

Seattle-based Headbone Interactive hired Joe Snell to the newly created position of executive vice president. He will lead the company's management team and direct its strategic business operations. Before joining Headbone, Snell was vice president of data integration at Zip2 following a merger with Pantheon Inc., of which he was co-founder, president and CEO.

NetworkTwo Communications Group of Ann Arbor, Mich., appointed Chris Wurts to vice president of vertical marketing. In the position, Wurts is heading the team responsible for developing value-added features for NetworkTwo's suite of corporate virtual private network services for target markets that include financial services, retail, transportation and health-care industries.

SEI Investments of Oak, Pa., a trust technology provider, appointed David Baumgart to the new position of outsourcing operations manager of SEI Trust Co. Baumgart will oversee operational functions and maintain quality standards in accordance with the company's focus on operational efficiency and customer satisfaction. Before joining SEI, Baumgart was with NationsBank in Dallas.

Tari Vickery was named chief operating officer of Menlo Park, Calif.-based Join Systems. In this position, she will be responsible for overseeing day-to-day operations, including development, support, sales and marketing, and administration.

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