Michael Connors has been promoted to senior VP of the Motion Picture Export Assn. of America’s Asia-Pacific office.

He remains based in Singapore.

* * *

Mary Neagoy is joining NBC as VP, corporate communica-tions, based in New York. Neagoy, former director of business public relations for the National Basketball Assn., will begin Sept. 20. NBC has long-term exclusive network rights to NBA telecasts. Vivi Zigler has been named director, affiliate advertising/promotion services, at NBC Ent. She was director of marketing & advertising at affiliate KING-TV in Seattle.

* * *

Request TV has named Laurie Lawrence marketing director and Mandy Taylor creative services manager. Patty Graner upped to marketing manager.

Follow @Variety on Twitter for breaking news, reviews and more