Motown Records has formed a new product development department and tapped veteran VP of communications Michael Mitchell as its head.
Wendy Markus Webb has been upped to VP, investor relations and shareholder services at the Walt Disney Co.
The National Assn. of Theatre Owners announced Friday that Harmon (Bud) Rifkin has resigned his post as president of the organization for health reasons.
Jeremy Williams has been upped from vice president to senior VP and theatrical general counsel at Warner Bros.
Former New World Video exec Dena Wholey has been named director of marketing for Republic Pictures' Home Entertainment Group.
Jay Burton, a longtime Hollywood comedy writer for such stars as Bob Hope, died from complications of diabetes.