David Duncan joined BBDO MPLS as chief strategy officer. He joins the agency from Smiths Communications in New York, which he helped found and manage. While there, Duncan managed clients including
IHOP, Hershey's EGShares, Shaklee and Everlast. His prior experience includes serving as managing partner, Grey Worldwide, global planning director for Leo Burnet New York, and strategic leadership
roles at Publicis and McCann. He also served as marketing director for Choice Hotels International and as advertising manager for Canadian Airlines. "Uncovering brilliant strategic insights is what
leads to brilliant creative," said Neil White, president and CEO, BBDO MPLS. "In Dave, we have a chief strategy officer with a proven ability to uncover true, bankable, original insights. He will be
focused on helping us create better processes and tools to identify and incubate innovation, the true heart of business growth today."