• J. Walcher Communications; Ashley Weaver
    J. Walcher Communications hired Ashley Weaver as account coordinator.
  • Bill Uhler; Ogden Publications
    Bill Uhler has been named publisher of Ogden Publications.
  • TBWA\Chiat\Day Los Angeles; Micky Coyne, Dave Horton, Matthew Woodhams-Roberts, Jeff Dryer, Lisa Jelliffe and Kirsten Rutherford
    TBWA\Chiat\Day Los Angeles hired Micky Coyne, Dave Horton and Matthew Woodhams-Roberts as creative directors; Jeff Dryer as senior art director, Lisa Jelliffe as senior copywriter and Kirsten Rutherford as senior art director.
  • Jack Morton Worldwide; Dan Carter, Tim Clarke, Sharon Foo, Michelle Gallagher, Tom Manion and Peter Sun
    Jack Morton Worldwide hired Dan Carter and Tim Clarke as vice president, creative directors, New York; Sharon Foo as senior vice president, account director, New York; Michelle Gallagher as business development director, Chicago; Tom Manion as creative director, west coast, San Francisco; and Peter Sun as vice president of marketing, New York.
  • REVOLVING DOOR: Chris Kelly Promoted To Chief Creative Officer At Organic
    Organic promoted Chris Kelly to chief creative officer, up from executive creative director of the New York office. Kelly will now report to CEO David Shulman and be responsible for driving the creative vision for the agency across offices in New York, San Francisco, Detroit and Atlanta. Prior to Organic, Kelly was creative director at Wunderman, leading accounts including Citibank, Dell, Kodak, Land Rover and Nokia. He also spent a decade at Ignition13 where he led creative for Converse, Estee Lauder, Guinness, Motorola, Smirnoff and Sony. "Chris is an exceptional talent who brings creative horsepower combined with a leadership style …
  • REVOLVING DOOR: Yannis Kotziagkiaouridis Is The New Chief Analytics Officer At Wunderman
    Yannis Kotziagkiaouridis has been appointed Wunderman’s new Chief Analytics Officer.  He will lead and expand a global team of analytics specialists who will focus on creative and content insights. The agency said that Kotziagkiaouridis is also tasked with ensuring that Wunderman creates “relevant, resonant communications aimed at individual preferences anywhere in the world.”  Based in Dallas, he will report directly to Gary Laben Wunderman’s Chief Data Officer. Kotziagkiaouridis joins the agency from Merkle, where he was vp CRM analytics and strategy. Earlier he was vp analytics strategy at TPG Direct, part of Omnicom Group. 
  • REVOLVING DOOR: SMG Canada Names Alexandra Panousis CEO
    Starcom MediaVest Group (SMG) Canada has a new leader. The Publicis-owned agency has promoted Alexandra Panousis to Chief Executive Officer succeeding Bruce Neve, who is leaving the agency. Panousis has risen through the ranks of the agency since joining six and a half years ago. She first served as SVP Group Media Director before becoming President in 2010. She also sits on the Canadian Media Directors Council. “In Alex we have a very talented leader with an impressive track record of delivering growth and new thinking," says Iain Jacob, President EMEA for Starcom MediaVest Group. "She is an incredible agent …
  • REVOLVING DOOR: Mike Parker Named President iCrossing's West Region
    Hearst Corp.’s iCrossing has appointed Mike Parker President of its West region, overseeing the San Francisco, Los Angeles and Scottsdale, AZ offices. Parker will also assume responsibility for leading the digital marketing agency’s global mobile practice as well as the agency’s large-scale digital media partnerships. Most recently Parker was Chief Digital Officer at McCann Worldgroup, where he worked with Nick Brien, the agency’s former CEO who is now CEO of iCrossing and president, Hearst Magazines Marketing Services. Earlier Parker served as co-president for Tribal DDB’s U.S. network. Commenting on the hire Brien said that Parker “is a proven digital marketing …
  • REVOLVING DOOR: Michael Lampert Joins 360i As SVP of Media and Account Management
    Michael Lampert has joined 360i, part Dentsu Aegis Network, as SVP of Media and Account Management, effective immediately. He is based in the agency’s New York headquarters and reports to agency President Jared Belsky. In his new position Lampert is responsible for building client relationships while developing media and communications programs for clients. He’ll also help shape the agency’s evolving offering as the digitally-centric agency takes on more lead media agency assignments as it has for brands like Pernod Ricard USA and Spotify. Lampert comes to 360i with over 20 years of experience in digital media strategy and interactive marketing. He most …
  • REVOLVING DOOR: Generator M + A Taps Two For Strategy/Planning
    New York-based Generator Media + Analytics has hired Jillyn Snowden as Communications Strategy Associate Director, working on Jenny Craig and Curves. She joins the agency from Zenith Direct.   The media agency, formerly known as Gotham Direct before a rebranding two years ago, has also tapped  Jonathan Gong as Senior Communications Planner working on Chiquita and OTC Pharma clients. He was previously an Integrated Media Associate at Assembly.
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