RICHARD BATES joined BIG, Ogilvy's branding, design and innovation company, as executive creative director. Most recently, he worked as a consultant with BIG on Johnson & Johnson, Coke and Mattel. Prior to that he spent 11 years at Atlantic Records.
Michele Tebbe; David&Goliath Oct. 21, 10:50 a.m. Michele Tebbe joined David&Goliath as a group account director. She comes the agency from TBWA\Chiat\Day LA, where she most recently managed Jimmy Dean, The Grammys, Bare Escentuals and The Qatar Foundation.
Accordant Media; Chris Maginn Oct. 21, 10:48 a.m. Accordant Media tapped Chris Maginn as its vice president of sales, west, based in San Francisco.
Gyro Dubai; Phil Lynagh Oct. 21, 10:46 a.m. Gyro Dubai hired Phil Lynagh as managing director. Lynagh was formerly managing director of McCann Erickson Dubai.