DDB Chicago hired Myra Nussbaum as senior vice president, group creative director. She will oversee creative for the brands under the Mars Wrigley Confectionery portfolio, and report to John Maxham, chief creative officer of DDB Chicago. She joined the agency from FCB Chicago, where she served as senior vice president, creative director. While there, she led a team of more than 20 creatives on Clorox, Aramark, BMO Harris Bank, Chicago Public Library, Choose Chicago, Valspar, and KFC brands. Prior to FCB, Nussbaum was an associate creative director at Leo Burnett Chicago and a senior art director at Digitas Chicago. "Myra …
The Variable promoted seven people and hired seven. David Mullen was promoted to vice president, and will retain previous responsibilities as director of account management, overseeing daily agency operations. Gary Bostwick was promoted to associate creative director of brand citizenship; Jodi Dias was promoted to associate director of business development; and Kate Fenstermacher was promoted to associate director of operations. Nick Riegal was hired as group account director, to drive long-term account planning, growth, and success. Keith Rose was named director of integrated production to oversee creative execution of all production – traditional and non-traditional. Kate Masten, hired as group …
Tapad hired Igor Elbert as vice president of data science.
Lauren Oliver was promoted to vice president of digital services at DX Marketing.
DialogTech named Bob Burns as chief financial officer.
Breakthrough Entertainment hired Suzanne Wilson as vice president, Family Entertainment.
Michael Doucet joined Vector Media as national account manager & integration strategist.
Quartz hired Heather Timmons as its first White House correspondent.
Gage hired Melissa Buening as a senior project manager.
Jack Morton Worldwide hired three in its New York and Detroit offices. Cara O'Neill was named executive vice president – group account director, Chevrolet account, Detroit. Most recently, she was senior vice president, group account director at GTB (formerly Team Detroit) where she led integrated and experiential marketing initiatives for the Ford brand. Russell J. Rinke was named creative director, Detroit. He also joins the agency from GTB, where he served as vice president, associate creative director for more than 11 years, working on the Ford and Lincoln/Mercury accounts. Lastly, Hugo Burton was tapped as associate creative director, NYC. He …