JWT New York JWT New York named Martin Legowiecki as director of creative technology; Sam Mazur as creative director on Microsoft Office; Matt McKay as creative director on Cadbury; and Lea Ladera as creative director on Macy's.
Mediabrands Mediabrands has appointed Brian Monahan as executive vice president, managing partner of IPG's Media Lab. Most recently, he was senior vice president, global lead of social media for Universal McCann.
MEC MEC named Susan Schiekofer as managing partner, account director, responsible for all digital media planning and buying activities on the AT&T business. Most recently, Schiekofer was managing director at Neo@Ogilvy, responsible for clients including Time-Warner Cable, Medco and Sara Lee.
Twitter Dan Coughlin was named director of sales for the eastern region at Twitter. Previously, Coughlin was the director of media sales at Facebook. In addition, Amanda Levy was named director of sales for the western region. Most recently, Levy oversaw west coast sales for Yelp.
Wunderman Two Wunderman offices in Australia (Sydney and Melbourne) will report directly to Wunderman Asia region president, Stephane Faggianelli. Previously, Wunderman's operations in Australia were under the aegis of Young & Rubicam Brands Australia. The move increases Faggianelli's role in the region, expanding his portfolio to 27 offices in 13 countries.
Wieden+Kennedy Portland Wieden+Kennedy Portland hired Jeff Gillette as integrated creative director, and promoted Karl Lieberman and Ryan O'Rourke to creative directors. Gillette joins the agency from Google Creative Lab, where he was creative director working on Chrome, Search, YouTube and other Google properties.
JWT New York Bill Oberlander joined JWT New York as executive creative director, where he will oversee the Microsoft Commercial business. Most recently, Oberlander served as the chief creative officer and executive vice president of Cossette New York.
G2 G2 elevated Dr. Rita Wheat to the role of group director, emerging shopper & marketing technologies, across the entire G2 North American network. Previously, Wheat served as group director, strategy & research, for the interactive marketing practice.
DDB Chicago DDB Chicago hired Penn French as senior vice president, group business director in charge of the State Farm business. Prior to joining DDB, French was vice president of marketing at The Morton Arboretum.
McCann Midwest Joe Garcia was named president of McCann Midwest. Garry Neel, who previously held a dual role leading McCann Midwest and overseeing the General Motors business, is shifting to a dedicated role for General Motors, overseeing the business globally and in the U.S. as executive vice president, global account director. Garcia previously headed BBDO's Detroit operations and oversaw that agency's Chrysler business.