Design and architectural firm Fitch (Columbus, Ohio) promoted Larry Stewart to general manager for the company’s Phoenix office. In this position, Stewart will oversee day-to-day operations and architectural services. The firm also announced that Tim Greenhalgh, chief creative officer, will be a juror in the “Design Lions” category at this year’s Cannes Lions Intl. Festival of Creativity, held June 19 - 25 in Cannes, France.
Graphics system manufacturer Visual Magnetics (Mendon, Mass.) made Daniel Halkyard director of marketing and product management. He will be responsible for managing the company’s marketing activities, promotion, positioning, pricing and channel management.
ArchitecturePlus Intl. (Tampa, Fla.) hired Erick Gulke as staff architect, Tim Moore as architect and Jason Costa to work in construction services. The architecture and retail design firm also added client partnerships with food retailers in Texas, Missouri, New York, New Jersey and Toronto.
Restaurant chain Fox and Hound (Wichita, Kan.) opened its 85th restaurant in Harrisburg, Pa. The new location features multiple flat screen TVs and a sports ticker that gives international scores and updates.
GE Appliances & Lighting (Fairfield, Conn.) has launched a nine-month GE Lighting Revolution Tour in 47 North American cities. The tour will focus on LED, fluorescent, halogen and ceramic metal halide lighting systems, as well as lighting application challenges and objectives. For more information, visit www.gelightingrevolutiontour.com