Samaritan Healthcare and Hospice, Marlton, hired Michael Handline as vice president of finance. Handline had been vice president of finance for ambulatory services at Virtua.
Stuart Skinner has been appointed executive director of Rydal Park, an Abington Township residential retirement community run by Presby's Inspired Life, a not-for-profit developer of continuing care and affordable housing for older adults. He had been deputy secretary and chief executive officer of Catholic Health Care Services of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia.
Larry Solomon, senior managing director in Accenture's Philadelphia office, was recently appointed North America operating officer.
University of the Sciences president Helen F. Giles-Gee announced two appointments to endowed positions: Andrew M. Peterson, dean of the university's Mayes College of Healthcare Business and Policy, was named the Wyeth Dean. Marvin K. Schulte, chair of the pharmaceutical sciences department, was named the McNeil Professor.
Presbyterian Children's Village, Rosemont, has promoted Tammy Robinson to training coordinator, Rebecca Spiegel to child-welfare programs supervisor, and Jennifer Kuter to residential-treatment facility clinical coordinator. Robinson had been independent-living supervisor and sanctuary coordinator. Spiegel and Kuter had been treatment team leaders.
National Penn Bancshares Inc., Boyertown, promoted Gary Kinn vice president and a relationship manager for National Penn's commercial real estate lending group. He had been a relationship manager.
Walter S. Gindin and Rohit Kapuria joined the Philadelphia firm of Klasko, Rulon, Stock & Seltzer L.L.P. as associates. Gindin, a member of the firm's EB-5 immigration practice group, had been a staff attorney at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. Kapuria clerked with various corporate firms.
Benjamin Foods, Hatboro, hired Kristen D. Stoker as sales associate in its institutional division. She had been vice president of national sales at Elmwood International.
Pep Boys - Manny, Moe & Jack, the Philadelphia automotive aftermarket service and retail chain, hired Jim Flanagan as chief human-resources officer. He had been chief human-resources officer of GSI Commerce prior to its acquisition by eBay.
Bill Gessert has been hired as director of new business development at Fernley & Fernley, a Philadelphia association management company. He had been vice president of business development with Affinity Center International.
QVC, West Chester, named Dave Caputo senior vice president, TV production and operations, from vice president, TV production and operations. Alex Miller has been promoted to senior vice president, digital commerce, from vice president of e-commerce.
Calcutta House, a Philadelphia provider of housing and supportive health-care and psychosocial services to homeless adults living with and dying of AIDS, promoted Kim McGrory to executive director from deputy executive director.
Citadel, Exton, promoted Kevin McDermott to wealth adviser from senior financial adviser.
Gil Yosipovitch has been appointed professor and chair of the department of dermatology at Temple University School of Medicine. Yosipovitch most recently served as professor of dermatology, neurobiology, and anatomy, Comprehensive Cancer Center, Center for Integrative Medicine and Center for Bio-Molecular Imaging, at the Wake Forest School of Medicine and Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine in Winston-Salem, N.C. Yosipovitch also will lead the dermatologic program at Fox Chase Cancer Center and direct the development of a dedicated Center for Itch on Temple's Health Sciences Campus.
PwC US has promoted Frank Frabizzio to market-assurance leader for the Philadelphia metro region, from partner.
Carl Hittinger has been named cochair of the U.S. antitrust and trade-regulation group at DLA Piper, Chicago. He is a partner head of the firm's Philadelphia litigation practice. - Mike Zebe