Companies

Acme Paper & Supply Co. of Savage named Diane Harding director of marketing communications.

W.R. Grace & Co. of Columbia named Maurice A. Ghattas vice president, global supply chain management.

Agentsmith of Baltimore named Mark Kolibas executive vice president.

Eads North America of Washington named Charles Coolidge Jr. vice president, Air Force programs, and Norbert H. Fortier director, U.S. Army Transport Aircraft programs.

QSS Group of Lanham named John Caldwell senior vice president, defense information technology solutions.

Turner Government Services of Reston named Gerald F. Schiappa head of government relations.

Global Crossing of Reston named Edward Bursk vice president.

RTKL Associates of Washington named T. Scott Rawlings vice president and design leader for health care.

Thales of Clarksburg named Gil Limonchik director, international business development, and Michael Arden business development manager.

EQ International of Washington named Connie Ferguson senior project director.

Optimus of Silver Spring named Tim Long vice president, customer operations.

Anystream of Sterling named Janet Van Pelt chief financial officer and executive vice president of operations.

Structure Tone of Arlington named Crystal M. Glenn marketing coordinator, J. Kristin Hoffman marketing assistant, and Don Hresko project manager.

Associations/Nonprofits

International Intellectual Property Institute of Washington named Brad Huther chief executive.

AARP of Washington named Ronald A. LeGrand chief diversity officer.

Real Estate

Time and Place Homes of Washington named Chip Cooper senior vice president, business development.

Fountainhead Title Group of Columbia named Jill Michaels vice president and manager.

Legal

Nixon Peabody of Washington named Christopher J. Wallace associate, franchise and distribution practice.

Financial

Charles River Associates of Washington named Ben Seggerson corporate communications coordinator.

Communication

National Geographic Channel of Washington named Robert P. Ambrosini senior vice president, finance and administration.

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