• DeNapoli Tapped To Run FCB Chicago's Experiential Unit
    Industry veteran Kim DeNapoli has been named executive vice president and head of FCBX, the experiential practice at FCB Chicago.  She will report to FCB Chicago president and CEO Michael Fassnacht. DeNapoli succeeds Dee Hall, who built the agency’s experiential practice over a 12-year period. The shop said Hall will continue to provide support on select initiatives and clients over the next few months. DeNapoli most recently served as department lead and executive producer of experiential and content development at Ogilvy & Mather. Previously she worked at Geometry Global and GMR Marketing and has worked with clients such as SC ...
  • Former Turner Exec Lemley Joins Fosina Marketing
    Digital marketing agency Fosina, has appointed former Turner sales executive Trish Lemley senior vice president of client services. Lemley will be responsible for managing all aspects of current and potential client relationships at the Danbury, CT-based agency. Prior to joining Fosina, the 15-year industry veteran was senior vice president of sales operations and client services at Turner. Fosina’s service offering includes consulting, creative design, website development/hosting, order transaction, subscription crm, merchant processing options, media planning/procurement, customer service management and warehouse/shipping execution.
  • Ogilvy UK CEO Annette King Departs For Publicis Groupe
    Annette King is leaving Ogilvy & Mather Group after 18 years to become CEO of Publicis Groupe in the UK. The single-country Groupe CEO model is a relatively new one for Publicis, which recently  implemented it in France. In this new role, King will oversee all UK operations, including Publicis Communications, Publicis Media, Publicis.Sapient and Publicis Health as well as work with UK leaders to drive greater integration across the Groupe's capabilities. She will report to global CEO Arthur Sadoun and join the global Management Committee. In addition to serving as CEO of Ogilvy & Mather Group UK, King has ...
  • R2C Group's New CCO
    R2C Group promotes Steve Diamond to the new role of chief creative officer from executive creative director.  Based at the agency’s Portland headquarters, he will be responsible for the creative work across on both coasts. Prior to joining the agency in January 2014, Diamond worked at DDB, Hill Holiday, Havas, Ogilvy, O&M Direct, OgilvyInteractive, Wunderman and Rapp. He’s worked with clients such as ExxonMobil, Verizon Wireless, Ameritrade, American Express, Jaguar Cars. The agency hasn't announced his replacement in his previous role.  
  • Martin Agency's New Chief Strategy Officer
    Michael Chapman has been promoted to executive vice president, chief strategy officer at The Martin Agency. Chapman started his career at Martin in 2000 as a strategic planner for the UPS account, and his involvement with the “What Can Brown Do For You?” campaign sparked his move to Martin’s sister agency, McCann London.  After two years of leading multiple global accounts, he returned to his Richmond roots as a senior vice president and group planning director at Martin. Chapman, who was most recently managing director of strategic planning, will fill the CSO role following the retirement of Martin’s previous CSO ...
  • Havas Veteran Joins Huge To Help Expand Its Service Offering
    Matt Weiss is departing Havas to join Huge as managing director of growth to help the agency expand beyond its traditional ad agency offering. In this newly created role, he will be tasked with helping clients achieve their end-to-end marketing goals, whether it's business strategy or product development. Based in Brooklyn, NY, he reports to Aaron Shapiro, CEO, Huge.  Weiss previously served as global chief marketing officer and global chief revenue officer at Havas. He also spent time as the chief of staff at MDC Partners agency, KBS, and worked more than 15 years at IPG-owned McCann.   
  • Sara Tate Named CEO TBWA\London
    TBWA\London, part of Omnicom, today announced that Sara Tate will be taking the helm of the agency as CEO.  The move completes the new senior management lineup at TBWA\London, following the appointment of Andy Jex as CCO and Anna Vogt as CSO in July. The new leadership trio will start together October 3rd.  Brian Swords, who has served as managing director of TBWA\London since February, and Peter Souter, global creative director and chairman of TBWA\London, will continue in their respective roles.  Tate joined Lucky Generals as a partner shortly after the agency announced in February that it had sold a majority stake ...
  • Lang Joins Juniper Park\TBWA As CCO
    Toronto-based Juniper Park\TBWA has hired Graham Lang as Chief Creative Officer. Lang, who joins from Y&R South Africa, will lead the agency's creative output and report to agency CEO Jill Nykoliation. Lang held creative leadership roles at several other Y&R offices in Africa before moving to the South Africa office. Earlier he was  Creative Director at Saatchi & Saatchi London from 2003 to 2008, where he helped pitch and win the global Dewar's and Sony Eriksson business. He then moved to RKCR/Y&R London until 2011 as the Global ECD on Land Rover. Juniper Park\TBWA, part of Omnicom's TBWA network, works with clients across Canada and the U.S. ...
  • United Collective Taps Huge's Jackson For CFO/COO Role
    Kristin Jackson is departing Huge to join United Collective as Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer. This is the first CFO/COO for the company, which was formed in January and consists of creative agency GALLEGOS United, business planning consultancy POLY United, content creation and post production offering LUNA United, digital agency CANVAS United and public relations firm ROX United. In her role, Jackson will oversee finance and operations for each of the five agencies within the communications group. She reports to John Gallegos, CEO, United Collective. Jackson previously spent three years at Huge as group VP, finance for ...
  • Omnicom's Proximity Gets A Management Makeover
    Luke Taylor, recently appointed CEO of Omnicom’s Precision Marketing Group is quickly putting his stamp on the Omnicom operation.  Taylor has restructured the upper management ranks of digital and CRM agency Proximity and has promoted Doug Worple to the new role of CEO Proximity Worldwide. Also, Mike Dodds has been elevated to global president, reporting to Worple.  Previously Worple was chairman of Barefoot Proximity in Cincinnati, which he also founded and which was acquired by Omnicom in 2008. Dodds had been managing director of Proximity Europe and before that was CEO of the agency’s London operation.  “Doug and Mike ...
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