Lowe Campbell Ewald hired Paul Taylor and Nigel Rahimpour join as group directors to lead strategic planning efforts on two key accounts. Taylor will lead the brand planning team for the agency's USAA account out of the San Antonio office. He will report to Kevin Wertz, managing director of Lowe Campbell Ewald's San Antonio office. Rahimpour will be based out of New York and lead brand planning for the agency's Milk Processor Education Program account. He will report to Sal Taibi, president of Lowe Campbell Ewald's New York office. Taylor joins Lowe Campbell Ewald after a stint with his own …
TBWA\Chiat\Day Los Angeles promoted Stephen Butler to chief creative officer. Butler joined the agency in July 2013 and was promoted following the departure of John Norman in March 2014. As part of the restructure of the Los Angeles creative department, Fabio Costa and Brent Anderson have both been promoted to executive creative directors, reporting to Butler. Butler joined TBWA in July 2013 as executive creative director from Mother London. While there, he helped grow the agency from 80 to 220 people and was also responsible for founding Mother's Experience Design unit in 2012. In the first year, he and his …
72andSunny Amsterdam hired Mike Goller as group brand director on Google. In addition to heading up the agency’s EMEA Google business, Goller serves as joint lead of the brand management department.
Elmwood tapped Stephen Gatfield, former CEO of Lowe Worldwide, and Robert Petisi, former president of Saatchi Worldwide Promotions, as non-executive directors to lead global strategy and U.S. business development, respectively.
ThreatTrack Security hired Gary Benedetti as vice president of worldwide sales.
Sibling Rivalry and a White Label product have merged, forming creative collective a White Label / Sibling Rivalry product.
Discovery Communications promoted Victoria Lowell to executive vice president of marketing for TLC and Animal Planet, up from senior vice president of marketing at Animal Planet and Science Channel.
Vicki Lins was named executive vice president and chief marketing officer for the United Way.
PureWow hired Phil Vuong as director of finance.
Vdopia hired Narayanan Iyer as senior director of finance.