An item incorrectly said that Ewa A. Ojarovska, named director of sales at Ridgewells of Bethesda, had previously been the principal of Weston. She was the principal of EWA & Co. Inc., based in Weston, Conn.
Washington area appointments and promotions for the week of Nov. 22
Tategy of Silver Spring named David S. Patalita to its management group as vice president of general contracting services.
Primus Telecommunications Group of McLean named Richard Ramlall senior vice president for corporate development and chief communications officer.
Standard Solar of Rockville named Rick Berube vice president of operations.
Discovery Networks International of Silver Spring named Luis Silberwasser executive vice president and chief content officer of the international production and development unit.
Vanda Pharmaceuticals of Rockville named James P. Kelly senior vice president, chief financial officer, treasurer and secretary.
The JW Marriott Hotel of the District named James Redington, former director of operations for the Bethesda North Marriott Hotel, resident manager.
Bioqual of Rockville named Mark Lewis president.
Mobile500 Alliance of the District named John M. Lawson, former executive vice president of Ion Media Networks, executive director.
BioReliance of Rockville named Marilyn J. Aardema chief scientific officer.
Gannett of McLean named Paul Saleh senior vice president and chief financial officer.
Intelligent Decisions of Ashburn named Carleton S. Jones senior adviser.
Interstate Hotels & Resorts of Arlington named Edward J. Blum executive vice president of development and acquisitions.