James E. Hescox was upped to executive VP for MCA Development Co. Hescox, who was senior VP, will continue to oversee commercial real estate development of the 420-acre site at Universal City.
He has been with MCA since 1979. Also, Bill Losch was upped to VP of asset management for MCA Development Co.
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Home Shopping Network beefed up its finance staff with four new appointments. Peter M. Kern, previously VP/strategic development and assistant to the CEO, was named senior VP/strategic development and corp finance. Controller Kevin J. McKeon was named senior VP/accounting and finance. Nory LeBrun, who was senior VP at the newly launched TV Food Network, was named exec VP/affil sales and marketing. Deputy controller Brian J. Feldman was promoted to controller.
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Steve Barbour has been elevated to VP of Southeast sales at MTM TV Distribution. He was Southeast regional sales manager.