Makhteshim Agan of North America, Inc. (MANA) teams up with Freebairn & Company, Atlanta, GA, for its marketing communications services, including public relations.
The agency's Pres John Freebairn will supervise the account. Other team members include Sandy Chapman, media; Mack Kirkpatrick, creative; and Angela Jamison, public relations.
Destron Fearing, St. Paul, MN, names AdFarm as its agency of record. The agency will be charged with executing all aspects of the Destron Fearing marketing communications plan.
"Destron Fearing is the animal application unit of Digital Angel Corporation," says Rae Powell, VP of Sls and Mktg. The company develops, manufactures and markets electronic radio frequency and visual identification devices for the companion animal, fish and wildlife and livestock markets.
Bader Rutter, Milwaukee, WI, promotes Eileen Crosby to Sr Acc't Exec in the agency's account management group.
Crosby will lead and manage the communications efforts for PhytoGen brand cottonseed and Telone Soil Fumigant on the Dow AgroSciences account.
Charleston|Orwig, Inc., Hartland, WI, promotes Elizabeth A. Andersen to Sr VP.
Andersen formerly had been VP of Issues Mgmt.
She will continue to lead the issues management team, directing all issues accounts.
Prior to joining Charleston|Orwig, Andersen worked at J.I. Case and International Jensen.
Osborn & Barr Communications (O&B), St. Louis, MO, names Steve Kunkel as VP of Client Services.
Previously he was Managing Partner and Acc't Dir at Copper Advertising, Kalamazoo, MI.
Rhea & Kaiser Marketing Communications, Naperville, IL, promotes Neil Johnson to Acc't Supvr.
In his new role, Johnson will be the primary acc't leader and international team leader for both the DePaul and Hammes Co. accounts.
MacKenzie Lucas is promoted to Sr Acc't Exec, Public Relations and will continue to work on the Archer Daniels Midland account. He previously was with Ketchum Inc.