AKQA has appointed Nick Bailey to the role of creative director at its Amsterdam office. He was previously creative director for the London office. In San Francisco, the agency hired Nick Strada as associate creative director to work on the Nike Account. Strada joins AKQA from Glue London.
Horizon Media hired Ellie Date as a brand group director of the brand strategy group.
Erwin-Penland hired Michael Duffield as director of public relations.
Molecular hired Scott Savitt as senior vice president, sales and marketing, replacing Darryl Gehly, who was named executive vice president of Molecular parent company, Isobar.
John Lowell was tapped to lead Starcom USA's redesigned Research & Analytics team as vice president/director of research & analytics.
Comcast Spotlight promoted Tom Straszewski to vice president, interactive sales.
Thomas Tafuto joined Digitas as senior vice president, creative. He joins the agency from Tribal DDB Worldwide where he served as executive creative director.
David&Goliath's London office hired Frazer Jelleyman as executive creative director, Ben Callis and Justin Barnes as creative directors, and Kevin Doyle as senior account handler.
Dentsu America hired Vincent Legg as chief operating officer.
Piper Lemons joins OLSON's creative team. She previously worked at Ameriprise Financial as creative director on accounts including Allina Hospitals & Clinics, Target and General Mills.