LOS ANGELES COUNTY
Welko E. Gasich has been promoted to executive vice president-program management at Northrop Corp., Los Angeles, a newly created position. He previously was senior vice president for advanced projects. In his new position, he reports directly to Northrop’s executive office, which consists of Chairman and Chief Executive Thomas V. Jones and Frank W. Lynch, president and chief operating officer.
MGM/UA Entertainment Co., Culver City, named as vice presidents for distribution Joseph Griffin, Eastern division; Jay Peckos, Southern division, and Bob Burke, New York division. Don Silecchio was named to vice president-branch operations.
Barbara J. Passino-Kuhlmann has been named senior vice president and director of marketing for the Pilgrim Group of Funds, Los Angeles. She will be based in New Jersey.