Saatchi & Saatchi LA hired EDWARD YU as group account director on Toyota. Yu joins the agency from Doner in Newport Beach, where he was group account director on Mazda.
Fallon hired JOHN NUSSBAUM as a senior art director. Nussbaum will work on new business and assist on the Travelers and Equinox accounts. He joins the agency from Goodby, Silverstein & Partners.
CHRIS LENOX and DAVE PACHENCE have been promoted to creative directors at Agent 16.
Draftfcb Chicago hired ANNETTE FONTE as vice president, global account director for Brown-Forman's Casa Herradura Brands. She will be responsible for leading and coordinating the agency teams on global brand building efforts in all key marketing disciplines. Fonte joins Draftfcb Chicago from Miller Brewing Company, where she served as senior brand manager for Miller Lite Hispanic.
Cliff Freeman & Partners named TOM CHRISTMANN as executive creative director.
The VIA Group hired CHRIS AVANTAGGIO as an art director and JANINE ROCK as a client strategist.
Cramer-Krasselt named CRAIG LIKHITE as creative manager. Likhite previously served as partner/creative services director at JWT/Chicago working on clients such as Kraft, Nestle and Kimberly Clark.
ANTJE M. NEWBY and ELIZABETH E. ROACH have been named senior vice presidents and LESLIE M. BARANOWSKI, JASON MACEMORE, LYNNE G. SCHRAGE and JEANNE S. SENDA have been named vice presidents at Campbell-Ewald.
Stardust Studios named JONATHAN WU as art director for the company's West Coast studio.
Agent 16 named SCOTT STERN as director of marketing. In his new role, Stern will head up the agency's new business acquisition efforts as well as continue to manage accounts including the Atari and NESTEA Chilled businesses.