• Revolving Door: FCB Taps CC Clark For European Communications Role
    CC Clark has been appointed Director of European Communications and PR at Interpublic Group’s FCB. In this new role, Clark is tasked with promoting FCB and FCB Inferno in the UK and Europe, as well as coordinating local efforts with the FCB Global Corporate Communications and PR team.  Clark joins the company from the creative tech agency +rehabstudio, where she managed all marketing and publicity across the company’s AI messaging and voice skill responses, including work for Google, Pernod Ricard and HBO.  Clark began her career in entertainment, building award-winning campaigns for Led Zeppelin and Biffy Clyro at Way To Blue ...
  • Revolving Door: Josephine Pan Promoted To CEO FCB Shanghai
    FCB Shanghai is reshuffling its leadership team ahead of the departure of current China CEO, Ed Bell, as he takes on a client-side job next month. Josephine Pan, currently managing director of FCB Shanghai, is promoted to CEO of FCB Shanghai, making her one of the few female agency CEOs in the region. She first joined the agency as business director for Beiersdorf Greater China in 2013. In September 2014, she was promoted to general manager of FCB Shanghai and in October 2016, she was named the agency’s managing director, overseeing the office’s local and global business, including key clients ...
  • Revolving Door: R/GA's Anthony Romano Departs For BBH NY
    BBH NY has named Anthony Romano CEO. He joins from R/GA. Also BBH NY has promoted Gerard Caputo to chief creative officer and Sarah Watson will add chairperson responsibilities in addition to her duties as BBH's global chief strategy officer. As CEO, Romano will be tasked with running the NY office as well as working with global CEO Neil Munn to help advance the agency’s innovation agenda. He replaces Pat Lafferty who left to become president of Translation. Reporting to Munn, he will officially start next month. During his three-year tenure at R/GA, Romano served as SVP, head of client ...
  • Revolving Door: Parker Succeeds Brien As CEO Hearst's iCrossing
    Mike Parker has been named CEO of Hearst’s iCrossing. He succeeds Nick Brien, who is leaving for Dentsu Aegis as CEO Americas and US.Parker joined iCrossing as head of its West Coast operations in 2015.  Parker was also responsible for the agency’s global mobile marketing practice and digital media partnerships. He was appointed president, U.S., in 2016, managing the strategic, creative and commercial success of the agency’s offices across the country.
  • Brett Promoted To COO TBWA\Worldwide
    Philip Brett, president, TBWA\Asia, has been promoted to chief operating officer, TBWA\Worldwide. Brett will remain in Singapore until autumn during a transition period before relocating to London.In his new role, Brett is tasked with driving the company's performance and innovation agenda. Brett will be succeeded by Ian Pearman, CEO of AMVBBDO, effective August 1. Pearman will have responsibility for all countries in Asia and is charged with further advancing the agency's collective position across the region. Australia and New Zealand continue to be led by Paul Bradbury, CEO, TBWA\Oceania.  
  • Revolving Door: JustWatch Names Wahle SVP Marketing & Business Development
    Movie marketing agency JustWatch, has named Aaron Wahle SVP Marketing & Business Development. In addition to marketing and biz dev responsibilities, Wahle will oversee the shop's Los Angeles office.    Previously, Wahle was SVP International Digital Marketing at Sony Pictures.  JustWatch operates an international movie and TV show platform in 31 markets. Through justwatch.com as well as iOS and Android apps, JustWatch collects anonymous user data about the movie tastes and purchase behavior of over 75 million movie fans. The data is used through JustWatch's advertising technology (Data Management Platform and Demand Side Platform) to run targeted campaigns for movie ...
  • REV DOOR: North Hires Allen For New Music-Focused Venture
    Portland creative agency North Inc. has named music and tech veteran Dave Allen, Director of Artist and Music Industry Advocacy.  In his new role at North, Allen will pioneer a forthcoming music venture and collaborate with artists and their managers to help them seek new revenue streams in the constantly shifting music business.  Allen comes to North after a long career in music, beginning as bassist for the post-punk band Gang of Four. Later he worked in the digital music sector at corporations including eMusic.com, Intel and Apple Music where he spearheaded partnerships with artists and their managers as a ...
  • REV DOOR: Former Isobar U.S. President Butler Joins Intersection
    Former Isobar U.S. President Jim Butler has been named President of the Consulting & Solutions Division of Intersection, a company that provides urban tech and consumer services like the LinkNYC Wi-Fi Network in New York. Butler will lead the Intersection team working with cities, airports, major real-estate developments, and retail destinations to deliver smart technologies and an array of consumer services and “experiences.”   Intersection Consulting & Solutions clients include Hudson Yards, the big real estate development project going up on New York’s West Side, Port Covington, a 250-acre mixed-use community being developed by Sagamore Development in Baltimore and Caruso, ...
  • REV DOOR: Grey Appoints A President To Oversee Its LA and SF Offices
    Alex Morrison has been appointed President of Grey West,  a new position at the New York-based agency. Morrison will oversee the San Francisco and Los Angeles offices and report to Grey Global President Michael Houston. This is a homecoming for Morrison who served as Senior Vice President, Digital Marketing of Grey New York from 2012 to 2014, where he helped create its content studio.  Most recently, he  worked at R/GA as Vice President, Global Managing Director overseeing its content studio. Michael Houston stated, "Our success on the West Coast has given us the critical mass to create this new regional ...
  • Revolving Door: Changes At Deep Focus As Kraemer IS Named CEO
    Engine announced today it was merging its agency Deep Focus with sibling Moment Studio. The combined entity will retain the Deep Focus name. Ken Kraemer, previously CEO of Moment will take the reins of the expanded Deep Focus as CEO. Ian Schafer, outgoing Deep Focus CEO has been appointed to the new role of Chief Experience Officer Engine U.S.  Before leading Moment Kraemer previously served as head of creative at Deep Focus for six years. And under Kraemer’s leadership Moment Studio has doubled its revenue year to year. The two businesses have worked closely over the last 18 months and ...
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