Movers & Shakers Featured

12:06pm EDT March 17, 2004
Tribune Publishing
Tribune Publishing named Tim Landon president of Tribune Interactive and Classifieds, a newly established division that combines the operations of Tribune Interactive (TI) and Tribune Classified Services (TCS). Landon had been president of the TCS unit. He is responsible for overall interactive and classified advertising strategy, technology and operations, including the company's print and online classified businesses and interactive operations of more than 50 news and information Web sites.

Landon was named president of TCS in June 2000, with responsibility for Tribune's overall classified advertising strategy and operations. He has been instrumental in Tribune's investments in online classifieds partnerships with and Classified Ventures; and led the company's efforts to bring print and online recruitment products to Tribune's newspaper markets.

From 1999 to 2000, Landon served as vice president/business development of Tribune Interactive. Before that, he was vice president/general manager of Sun-Sentinel Co. in Fort Lauderdale. Previously, he served as vice president/strategy and development for Tribune Publishing and acting CEO of Classified Ventures.

He began his Tribune career in 1986 as a classified advertising representative at the Chicago Tribune, and later held a number of advertising positions.

Boeing Inc.
Boeing Inc. named Kevin Brown to head its Air Traffic Management (ATM) business as Boeing's vice president, air traffic management. Brown previously was ATM's vice president for strategy and deputy to ATM President John Hayhurst, who retired April 1.

Since joining Boeing in 1978, Brown has worked on numerous military, space and commercial airplane programs, including B-52 programs, the 777, International Space Station, Joint Strike Fighter and the Next Generation 737, where he was program manager. He joined ATM shortly after its inception and was its business director, then vice president of programs, before advancing to his most recent position.

Asset Allocation & Management Co.
Randall K. Zeller will assume the role of chairman of Asset Allocation & Management Co. LLC, effective April 30. Zeller will transition from his day-to-day management responsibilities as president to a broader corporate perspective in his new role as chairman. He will continue to be involved in the future direction of AAM.

Zeller joined AAM in 2002 as president and COO, and was responsible for operational activities, including sales and marketing, human resources, compliance and related areas. He's formalized many operational and financial processes, improved staffing of the sales and marketing team, implemented compliance procedures and worked directly with many of the firm's current and prospective clients.

Crist Associates

Executive search firm Crist Associates appointed Thomas R. Kolder president. Kolder, 39, arrives from Russell Reynolds Associates, where he was a managing director and head of the global manufactured products practice, focusing on board, CEO, COO, CFO and other senior officer searches for industrial, consumer durable and industrial technology companies.

Prior to joining Russell Reynolds, Kolder was an executive with the General Electric Co. in the Corporate Business Development organization, and later, in the Medical Systems business unit.

He received a B.S. degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Illinois and an MBA from the J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University.

Chicago Mercantile Exchange Inc.
Rick Redding was named managing director, products and services, of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange Inc., a position he held on an interim basis since Jan. 21. He is responsible for developing and executing the company's global product development, sales and research strategy.

Redding has been with CME for 16 years, including the past 10 as head of the exchange's equity product line. He helped develop its stock index futures and options complex, and it now has a 95 percent market share in stock index futures trading. He earned a bachelor's degree in economics and finance from Houston Baptist University and an MBA in finance from the University of Houston.

Krish Prabhu was appointed president and CEO of Tellabs. Prabhu, 49, brings 24 years of telecom experience that includes roles as COO of Alcatel Telecom and CEO of Alcatel USA. He most recently was a partner at Morgenthaler Ventures, a communications and information technology focused venture capital firm. Prabhu also joins Tellabs' board of directors.

He began his telecommunications career in 1980 with AT&T's Bell Laboratories as a member of the technical staff. In 1984, he joined Rockwell International's Network Transmission Division, where he served in various positions in research and development, as well as management. After Rockwell's Network Transmission Division was acquired by Alcatel in 1991, Prabhu became vice president of business development and chief technical officer at Alcatel Network Systems, where he oversaw research, product development and business development. He served as president of Alcatel Broadband Products for Alcatel Europe, until being promoted to CEO of Alcatel USA in 1997. In 1999, he was named chief operating officer of Alcatel Telecom. In 2001, he became a venture partner in Morgenthaler Ventures, a venture capital firm based in Menlo Park, Calif., and Cleveland.

RR Donnelley & Sons Co.
RR Donnelley & Sons Co. named Richard Marcoux president, magazines, of its Long-Run Print Solutions business unit, which handles work in Asia, Europe and Latin America. George Zengo was named president, catalogs & retail inserts.

Marcoux has 23 years of experience in magazine printing at RR Donnelley, World Color Press and, most recently, at Quebecor World North America, where he served as president of the magazine group. Zengo has nearly 20 years of experience in catalog and retail insert printing, most recently as president, catalog group, at Quebecor World North America.