Entertainment Marjorie Fieldman was appointed senior vice president of financial operations for Universal Music Group, North America in Universal City. Her responsibilities include overseeing Universal and PolyGram financial systems integration. Fieldman was most recently senior vice president of finance and administration with A & M; Records. Matthew Parker has been promoted to vice president of licensing & merchandising for Comedy III’s Classic Characters Entertainment Group in Glendale. His responsibilities will include expanding the company’s licensed products. Parker was previously senior account executive for Comedy III’s licensing division. Ted Rae was named in-house director of visual effects for Foundation Imaging in Valencia. He is currently supervising visual effects for “Saint Patrick, The Irish Legend” for Fox Family Channel. Rae was previously co-visual effects supervisor for TriStar’s “Idle Hands.” Paul Vidich has been named executive vice president of strategic planning and business development for Warner Music Group in Burbank. He will oversee Music Choice U.S. and Music Choice Europe, and is responsible for the company’s Internet strategy. Vidich was previously senior vice president of strategic planning for the company’s worldwide acquisitions and investment activities. Health Care Howard Cohen was promoted to vice president of corporate applications for WellPoint Health Networks Inc. in Thousand Oaks. His responsibilities will include maintaining and developing mainframe and client-server-based data. Cohen was most recently director of large group systems. Terry Gordon has been named vice president of sales for Health Net’s Southern California region in Woodland Hills. She will be responsible for all mid-market and small-group sales and account management from San Diego to Santa Barbara counties. Gordon was previously director of large-group sales for Kaiser Permanente. Manufacturing Christopher Bernhardt was appointed president of Litton Industries’ data systems division in Woodland Hills. He will oversee the division’s executive management, marketing, operations, strategic planning, advanced systems, corporate development, program management and engineering. Bernhardt was most recently vice president of business operations and business development for the company’s guidance & control systems division. Brad Chabin has been promoted to vice president of client services of P3 in Van Nuys. He will be responsible for managing client services departments, including the account services, database development and sales teams. Chabin was previously director of client services. New Media Donald Smeltzer has been appointed president of SDR Technologies in Westlake Village. His responsibilities include increasing the company’s government contracts for online systems. Smeltzer was previously vice president of Sciences Applications International Corp. Personnel Carolyn Hedgepeth has joined RHI Management Resources as division director in Westlake Village. She is a certified public accountant with eight years of experience in public and private industry accounting, specializing in emerging businesses. Real Estate John Erickson was named associate vice president of the Seeley Co.’s new Valencia office. He was previously vice president of industrial and office properties for Crissman Commerical Services. Cameron Gray was also named associate vice president for the company’s new office. James Estrada has joined Voit Management Co. in Woodland Hills as vice president and regional manager. He will be responsible for the Orange County, San Diego and Arizona regions’ office, industrial and retail facilities. Estrada was previously regional vice president for Cabot Industrial Trust. Philip Simmons was named senior development manager for AvalonBay Communities in Encino. He will focus on the company’s development expansion in Los Angeles and Ventura counties. Simmons was previously vice president of operations for SBE Commercial Development.