by Amy Corr on Aug 30, 9:21 AM
David&Goliath named Kingsley Taylor as director, new business. Reporting to David Angelo, founder and chief creative officer, Taylor will be responsible for agency marketing functions, growth strategy and pitch management. Most recently, Kingsley spent four years at Ogilvy both in the UK and North America (NY & LA) as a global business director. While there, he worked on the global business management team, responsible for driving growth for existing clients such as Nestle, Kraft and Unilever.
by Amy Corr on Aug 29, 10:48 AM
Daniel Vassallo joined Starcom USA as vice president/digital director on the agency’s Novartis account. He will be based out of Starcom’s New York office and will report to Lily Chakrabarty, senior vice president/director. Vassallo joins Starcom from the JAR Group where he served as vice president of performance media, search and social marketing. While there, he established the agency’s digital media practice and was responsible for strategy development, execution, measurement and optimization across digital media, search and social marketing campaigns. Prior to that, Vassallo served as vice president/director of media at Digitas Health.
by Amy Corr on Aug 28, 10:15 AM
GroupM named Pierre Conte as CEO of GroupM France. Conte will report to Dominic Grainger, GroupM EMEA CEO and begins work on Sept. 16.He succeeds Bruno Kemoun and Eryck Rebbouh, who will continue to advise GroupM and its agencies as consultants. Conte most recently served as CEO of Figaro Media and Figaro Classifieds as well as Director of Madame Figaro, responsible for advertising sales of Groupe Figaro. Prior to that, he was CEO of OMD France. GroupM France has five media agencies: KR Media, Maxus, MEC, MediaCom and Mindshare with nearly 600 employees and combined billings last year of 2.3 …
by Amy Corr on Aug 27, 2:37 PM
Candi Boyer joined Giant Interactive as a senior interactive producer.
by Amy Corr on Aug 27, 2:36 PM
Bennett Theimann joined Mojiva as chief operating officer and Erika Alonso as global vice president of marketing.
by Amy Corr on Aug 27, 2:34 PM
WDCW hired Victor Acosta as associate planning director. Prior to WDCW, Acosta was a senior strategic planner at David&Goliath.
by Amy Corr on Aug 27, 2:33 PM
Undertone hired Ryan Griffin as vice president, strategic sales.
by Amy Corr on Aug 27, 2:32 PM
YANGAROO named Sarah Foss as president, YANGAROO Advertising Division.
by Amy Corr on Aug 27, 2:26 PM
TheStreet hired Mark Sugarman as video creative director, Sophie Bearman, and Jeremy Jennings as associate producers, and Daniel Lebo as video optimization manager.
by Amy Corr on Aug 27, 2:25 PM
Adam Devine was named vice president of marketing for CrowdComputing Systems.