• REVOLVING DOOR: Meredith Xcelerated Marketing Hires Dawn Furey As SVP, Head Of Social
    Meredith Xcelerated Marketing hired Dawn Furey as senior vice president, head of social. Furey joins the agency from Deep Focus, where she served as director of client services. In this new position, Furey will lead MXM's social practice across North America, overseeing account management, engagement, creative and paid media teams. She will also serve as the operational manager of MXM's Washington D.C. office, reporting to Douglas Rozen, chief innovation officer at MXM. While at Deep Focus, Furey was responsible for delivering integrated digital solutions to Fortune 500 companies such as Nestle Purina, Nespresso, Frito-Lay, MasterCard and Google. Prior to Deep …
  • REVOLVING DOOR: Moroch Partners Hires Three To Senior Leadership Team
    Moroch Partners hired Sam Chadha as the agency's first chief integration officer, Glenn Geller as managing partner of brand planning strategy and Dina Light-McNeely as partner, director of digital & social strategy. Prior to Moroch, Chadha was executive vice president, managing director of business strategy and development at Starcom MediaVest Group in Chicago. Chadha has worked on brands like Jose Cuervo Tequila International, Unilever North America (Axe, Degree, Dove and Suave), YUM! - KFC and AMC Network. Geller joins Moroch to lead Brand Planning, joining the agency from Lowe Campbell Ewald. where he was director of solutions planning. He served …
  • REVOLVING DOOR: Y&R Midwest Hires Three In Planning Dept.
    Y&R Midwest added three new planners in its planning department. Adrian Fogel joined as senior vice president, planning director, Ryan Hallquist as senior planner and Greg Getner as planning director, social/digital. All three report to Tricia Russo, chief strategy officer of Y&R Midwest. Fogel, formerly a creative strategist at Crispin Porter + Bogusky, Merkley + Partners and DDB, was most recently the strategic lead on the Kellogg's Adult Portfolio at Leo Burnett. Hallquist joined the agency from Energy BBDO, where he was a senior planner. Getner previously worked at Saatchi & Saatchi, Digitas and most recently at Havas, where he …
  • REVOLVING DOOR: Deutsch LA Hires Matt O'Rourke As Executive Creative Director
    Deutsch LA hired Matt O'Rourke as executive creative director. O'Rourke will co-lead all digital efforts at Deutsch LA with Jerome Austria, who recently rejoined the agency. He joins the agency from Wieden+Kennedy where he served as creative director, working on Old Spice, Levi's, Sony, Powerade and Oreo. Prior to joining W+K in 2011, O'Rourke worked as an executive creative director at CP+B, where he led creative efforts on Burger King, Jell-O, and Kraft Mac and Cheese. His career as a creative director began at McCann Erickson in New York, where he built and led that agency's digital creative capabilities, and …
  • REVOLVING DOOR: Red Lion Canada Names Matthew Litzinger As President, Chief Creative Officer
    Red Lion Canada, part of Publicis Worldwide, named Matthew Litzinger as president, chief creative officer, effective July 2, 2014. Litzinger, most recently co-chief creative officer of Cossette, helped his former agency win a substantial piece of McDonald's business, which has lead to the opening of Cossette Chicago. "Matt brings a truly innovative leadership spirit to Red Lion," said Yves Gougoux, Chairman of the Board of Publicis Canada. "He has a genuine understanding of not only what it takes to solve a client's challenges today, but anticipate what their future business challenges might be and provide the necessary forward thinking. In …
  • Cumulus; Steve Shaw
    Cumulus promoted Steve Shaw to president of Westwood One.
  • Digitaria Minneapolis; Maggie McQuillan
    Digitaria Minneapolis hired Maggie McQuillan as associate director, brand planning to assist on strategy for American Medical Services (AMS) and American Family Insurance. She joins Digitaria from Periscope where she served as a senior brand strategist on accounts including Target and Phillips Distilling Company.
  • Chris Brown; DDB New York
    Chris Brown was named president and chief executive officer of DDB New York. He currently serves as chief executive officer of DDB Group Australia, and will transition into the new role in September. Additionally, a new group structure in New York has been created and will encompass: DDB New York, Uproar@DDB, DDB Remedy, Tribal Worldwide New York, Roberts & Langer DDB and Spike DDB. Current CEO Peter Hempel will assume the new role of chairman and CEO, DDB Group New York, overseeing the entire group to ensure the agencies are collaborating and exploring joint opportunities. Brown will report jointly to …
  • SundanceTV; Jordan Helman
    SundanceTV promoted Jordan Helman to vice president, development and current programming. Based in Los Angeles, Helman reports to Nena Rodrigue, SundanceTV head of original programming.
  • Woven; Ben Blank
    Woven hired Ben Blank as chief creative officer.
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