William J. Burgess, general manager of Lancaster Farming, Lancaster County Weeklies Inc. and Susquehanna Printing, has been promoted to president and publisher.
Burgess, of Downingtown, became general manager in 1998. Previously he had been sales manager with The Philadelphia Inquirer, as well as publisher of the Hanover Evening Sun and Suburban Publications.
Also, J. Peter Lindquist, assistant general manager and advertising director of Lancaster Farming, has been promoted to vice president.
Lindquist, of Narvon, joined Lancaster Farming 10 years ago. Before that, he held publisher positions at Chesapeake Publishing in Elkton, Md.; Gannett in Toms River, N.J.; Goodson Newspapers in Manahawkin, N.J.; and was interim publisher and ad director for the Daily Local News in West Chester.
SouthEast Lancaster Health Services has promoted Dr. Kirsten Johnsen Martin to chief medical officer.
Martin, of Lancaster, joined SouthEast in 2007. She most recently was medical director of its Arch Street site.
Martin holds a bachelor's degree from Franklin & Marshall College and a doctor of osteopathic medicine degree from Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine.
Lancaster native John W. Gasson has been hired by Amdocs Ltd. as vice president of systems integration for the Americas.
Gasson, of Reston, Va., previously was a vice president at Sprint/Nextel. He is a graduate of Lancaster Catholic High School and the University of Delaware.
Godfrey has promoted Erin Michalak to account group manager.
Michalak, of York, joined Godfrey in 2007 and most recently was an account supervisor. Michalak holds a bachelor's degree and an MBA degree from York College.
Michael T. Strothers has earned the Chartered Life Underwriter designation from The American College. Strothers is a financial representative for Guardian Life and its Park Avenue Securities.
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