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Industrial Sales appoints Dufrene vice president

INDUSCO, the Industrial Sales Co., makers of wire rope and rigging slings, announced the selection of Otis A. Dufrene as vice president. He joined the 87-year-old Southwest Baltimore rigging hardware firm from his position of sales and marketing vice president for the Tulsa-based Crosby Group. An 18-year veteran of the wire rope and rigging industry, he holds a business administration degree from Southwestern Louisiana University and is a director of Associated Wire Rope Fabricators. Bethlehem Steel has chosen Timothy J. Morrison manager of hot-and-cold-rolled sheet product marketing at its Sparrows Point facility. He was the area manager for light flat rolled products at the Burns Harbor, Ind., division. The Forest Hill resident is a graduate of Fordham University. ECO Purification Systems U.S.A., headquartered in Carney, has named John D. Johns as marketing and sales coordinator for forms environmental process equipment for treatment of industrial waste and process water. A petroleum engineering graduate of University of Southern California, he has taked advanced business courses at American University. He will be responsible for developing sector markets in the U.S., Mexico and Canada.

Prior to joining EPS, he was with Clean Sites, Inc., where he directed environmental, technology development projects and managed the cleanup of hazardous waste sites. McCormick & Co. announced the appointment of Eapen George as vice president, business development for the spice firms Asia/Pacific zone.

Prior to joining McCormick he was chief executive officer-agribusiness and exports of the A. V. Thomas Group Companies.

An agricultural science graduate of Jawaharlal Nehru Agricultural University, he will be headquartered in Melbourne, Australia.

EPI Communications hires Duning as vice president

EPI Communications named Paul Duning a vice president. He joins the Rockville high-tech audiovisual and print design from Advance Laser Graphics of Washington, where he a was services vice president.


Ebo named vice president at W. B. Doner & Co.

W. B. Doner & Co., the Baltimore-based advertising agency, has chosen Ken Ebo vice president and account supervisor.

A marketing graduate of Temple University, he also serves on the board of the Baltimore Downtown Partnership.

Nealy gets Harrah's account at Trahan, Burden & Charles

Trahan, Burden & Charles, advertising and public relations, named Jim Nealey associate creative director of the national Harrah's Casinos account.

A University of Delaware graduate, he was most recently with Foote, Cone & Belding of Philadelphia, where he supervised accounts such as the Pennsylvania State Lottery, Bell Atlantic Yellow Pages and Bally's Casinos.

Badmington, Holechek names Schreiber a manager

Badmington, Holechek Public Relations, based in Lutherville, announced that David Schreiber joined the firm as manager of account services.

He comes to the Baltimore market from Jordan Richard Associates of Salt Lake City, where he worked on projects for Harveys Casino Resorts and Southern Indiana Gas and Electric Co.

While working at Jordan Richard, he took a year's leave to work as a communications consultant for the Swazi Business Growth Trust, a financial institution and business-training organization based in Mbabane, Swaziland.

Financial services

Mercantile-Safe Deposit appoints four vice presidents

Mercantile-Safe Deposit & Trust Co. announced the appointments as vice presidents in the following departments:

Richard F. Linstrom, estate administration; Tina M. Mathes, operations/administration division; Rosemary B. McLean, retail banking, and James D. Witty, corporate banking.

First United of Oakland hires Roth as commercial officer

First United National Bank & Trust, headquartered in Oakland, selected David W. Roth as commercial services officer.

A business administration graduate of Fairmont (W.Va.) State College, he is active in community and civic organizations and is also a licensed agent for health and life insurance.

Legal services

Whiteford, Taylor & Preston hires three associates

The law firm of Whiteford, Taylor & Preston has admitted Pamela M. Conover, Stephen K. Gallagher and Eric R. Harlan as associates.

Ms. Conover, assigned to commercial litigation, is a law graduate of the College of William and Mary. Mr. Gallagher, bankruptcy section, graduated from George Mason University, and Mr. Harlan, insurance and transportation litigation, holds a law degree from the University of Baltimore.

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