by Steve McClellan on Jun 30, 12:22 PM
Hill Holliday has promoted David Leonardi to Chief Creative Officer, Hill Holliday Health, reporting to Icaro Doria, North American Chief Creative Officer, Hill Holliday. Leonardi joined Hill Holliday Health as Executive Creative Director in 2013 with over 15 years of experience on such consumer health brands as LIPITOR, Prevacid, SPIRIVA, and LAP-BAND.
by Steve McClellan on Jun 29, 1:14 PM
TBWA\London has tapped Larissa Vince as the agency’s new CEO, following the announcement that Sara Tate will leave the agency at the end of the summer to become a consultant and leadership coach. For the past two years Vince has led the independent agency NOW as its CEO, bringing in new clients during that tenure such as Legoland and Provident-owned Vanquis. Earlier, she worked for nine years at Saatchi & Saatchi, including a stint as Managing Director where she was responsible for overseeing client relationships with Direct Line, Britvic, Oracle and GSK. Vince will lead the agency …
by Steve McClellan on Jun 28, 9:44 AM
BBH has appointed Laura Dunn Cona head of growth, leading business development at the agency and reporting to BBH NY president Amani Duncan. Cona most recently served as senior vice president and director of business development at FCB New York, where her team delivered seven out of eight new business wins in 2020. She served earlier at co:collective and JWT.
by Steve McClellan on Jun 25, 10:18 AM
One & All, which bills itself as a performance agency for good has hired Jennifer Houston as senior vice president, client strategy and success. Previously, Houston co-founded the bench which worked with agencies and in-house marketing teams at brands. Also joining the agency is DeSean Brown as vice president, client strategy & success. Brown was formerly director of client services at strategic consultancy REOL services and Chief Relationship Officer at diversity media platform Pocstock Media.
by Steve McClellan on Jun 23, 9:50 AM
Austin based McGarrah Jessee (McJ) has appointed Klaire Hensley to lead the agency’s growth efforts (her title is head of growth). She joins McJ after a 17-year run at The Richards Group, where she held several top brand leadership and growth positions and was most recently Principal of Business Development at the agency. Her move to McJ follows several new business wins for the shop, including Jacuzzi
, Keter Brands, and KUIU. “With almost two decades of brand and agency leadership experience, and as a mother of four, Klaire is a natural mentor, a compassionate leader and …
by Steve McClellan on Jun 21, 11:58 AM
Content shop and full-service production studio Trade School has appointed Matt Silliman as its first head of production. He will report to Sanders Hearne, executive director, creative & production. Silliman joins Trade School from Wunderman Thompson, where he was head of delivery and production. Trade School clients include The Home Depot, FedEx and Shark/Ninja.
by Steve McClellan on Jun 18, 3:11 PM
Global e-commerce agency Labelium has tapped two executives for leadership positions in its New York office. Carlos Spallarossa has joined as VP of E-commerce. He will lead the development of e-commerce based service offerings spanning platforms and tech, UI/UX and digital best practices across all channels. He was previously Director of Search Marketing - SEO/SEM at L'Oreal. Ihab Allam is Labelium NY’s new Director, E-Retail Marketplaces. He will work with clients as they engage with online retailers, including Amazon, Walmart, Overstock, Target and Wayfair. He joins the agency after more than a decade working on the client-side of retail with Philips …
by Steve McClellan on Jun 17, 8:42 AM
Following Amber Justis joining the agency as Head of Creative this March, The Many has expanded its creative team with 19 new hires including Creative Directors Pam Fujimoto, Adam Flanagan and Curtis Petraglia. The additions follow significant growth driven by a number of new client wins over the past year, bringing the agency’s staff to over 100 team members, it's largest since the agency was founded twelve years ago. Fujimoto joins The Many following nearly two years at Twitter where she served as creative lead on Global Business Marketing and Diversity & Inclusion campaigns. Earlier she was the executive creative …
by Steve McClellan on Jun 16, 11:10 AM
Omnicom’s 180 New York has added two senior hires. Angela Kosniewski has been appointed Head of Accounts and Alex Campbell has been named Head of Production. The announcement follows the recent appointment of Jason Chebib as the agency’s Head of Strategy and is part of a larger effort to fill out a leadership team to head the newly established New York office of the global agency. Both Campbell and Kosniewski will report to 180 NY President Evan Weissbrot, who is overseeing the buildout in New York, including the integration of social consultancy Brand Intelligence Operating System (BIOS) across the 180 …
by Steve McClellan on Jun 15, 1:36 PM
MullenLowe Los Angeles Executive Creative Directors Carlos Alija and Laura Sampedro who joined last September, have added dozens of creative staffers to keep up with the shop’s expanding client roster. MullenLowe LA has added more than 40 employees over the past year, in part due to the growth of the Constellation Brands business, including the expansion of its Corona Masterbrand duties, and brands including Two Lane Lager, High West Whiskey, and Constellation Wines (Prisoner Wine Company, Unshackled, Woodbridge and Double Diamond). One of the key hires for the agency is Dave Estrada, who serves as creative director on the …