Peter J. LaPaglia Jr. has been promoted to manager for corporate accounting of McCormick & Co. Inc. He was formerly manager for financial systems of the Baltimore-based producer of seasonings and specialty foods.

Morton H. Cohen has been appointed vice president for marketing of Fairchild Space Co., a division of Fairchild Industries Inc. Cohen was formerly director of space marketing of Fairchild.

John F. Lamoreaux has been appointed vice president for operations of Hadron Inc., the Vienna-based high technology company.

Jayne Shister has been named project manager for the acquisitions department of the Oliver T. Carr Co.

Lawrence A. Lucas has been promoted to vice president of John J. Kirlin Inc., a mechanical contractor based in Rockville. Gary M. Grandchamp, Robert W. Bacon and Raymond P. Viens have been promoted to senior project managers.

Stephan T. Dufala has been appointed vice president for marketing of the Rockville-based Local Digital Distribution Co., a M/A-COM Inc. subsidiary. Jack M. Jimmink has been named a senior account executive. Through its operating companies, M/A-COM supplies components, digital equipment and systems to the commercial telecommunications and defense industries.

Dawn E. Haynie has been named vice president for commercial projects of Pittas Construction Co. Inc. in Silver Spring.