by Steve McClellan on Sep 28, 12:42 PM
Omnicom's TracyLocke has bolstered the ranks of its agency leadership board with a series of senior level promotions and new hires. The moves come after Tina Manikas joined the agency as President in June. Previously Manikas founded and led FCB/Red, the shopper, retail and commerce agency. Michelle Tisdale was promoted to Chief Analytics Officer, and Ashish Oak was hired as Chief Innovation Officer. The two will work together to deliver shopper and commerce intelligence for clients and the agency. Phil Camarota has been named Chief Creative Officer and will continue to be responsible for directing the company's creative capability and …
by Steve McClellan on Sep 24, 3:18 PM
FCB has promoted Vita Harris to Global Chief Strategy Officer, succeeding Nigel Jones who is taking the role of Chairperson at the agency network. Harris had previously been Chief Strategy Officer. Both will report to Global CEO Carter Murray and also work closely with Global Chief Creative Officer Susan Creadle and Global Head of Data Science & Connections Tina Allan.
by Steve McClellan on Sep 23, 11:01 AM
Hybrid Theory, which bills itself as a global digital services partner to brands and agencies, has named industry veteran Don Moore as CEO and President of its U.S. operation. Moore is tasked with driving the company’s vision and culture, overseeing its service offerings and managing the operations of the agency’s U.S. offices. Most recently he served as Chief Marketing & Strategy Officer at Wise Collective, a full-service integrated marketing agency in NYC. Previously, he served as President of Publicis’ multicultural agency Burrell Communication. Earlier he held roles at Google, ABC Radio, iHeartMedia and Johnson & Johnson. Moore succeeds Ray Jenkin …
by Steve McClellan on Sep 21, 8:48 AM
Camp + King has appointed E.B. Jackson brand director in the agency’s Chicago office where she will oversee brand initiatives for client Pappa John’s and other clients. Jackson joins the agency from dentsu’s 360i, where she was a vice president of account management. Earlier she held the role of account director at dentsu mcgarrybowen, working with clients including Brita and Kingsford for the Clorox Company and Planters and Kool-Aid for The Kraft Heinz Company.
by Steve McClellan on Sep 20, 11:25 AM
Interpublic agency Huge has appointed Lisa De Bonis Global Chief Experience Officer. She's tasked with overseeing the delivery of unified brand experiences for the agency's clients and reports to Matt Baxter who joined the agency as Global CEO in July.Previously De Bonis was Managing Director at Accenture Interactive.Separately, Huge announced the appointment of Toni Howard as Group Vice President, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, reporting to Kali Beyah, Global Chief Talent Officer. Previously Howard served as Diversity & Inclusiveness Leader for the National Tax & People Advisory Practices at Ernst & Young.
by Steve McClellan on Sep 17, 6:15 PM
DDB has appointed Mat Bisher Chief Creative Officer, DDB NY to lead creative teams at the network’s flagship office. Bisher, a 20-year industry veteran, has held creative leadership positions at agencies such as McCann, BBDO, Deutsch and Burrell. He spent the majority of his career at McCann Worldgroup where he was most recently executive vice president and executive creative director. Bisher’s work has garnered awards from Cannes Lions, One Show, D&AD, Webby, Clio, and ANDY. Bisher steps in to lead the NY creative team as Lisa Topol and Derek Barnes leave the agency later this month. They joined DDB three-plus years ago from Grey.
by Steve McClellan on Sep 16, 1:37 PM
Ad agency Sköna, has promoted Anna Andersson to general manager at the agency's Stockholm office. Previously she had previously been digital account director and a producer at the agency, which also has an office in San Francisco. The agency has also hired Stefan Nordin to serve as business director, Stockholm. Most recently he was CEO at creative marketing agency, Schjærven Reklamebyrå, based out of Oslo. The 15-year agency veteran has worked with brands like Nike, Samsung, Google, Hyundai and Canon. Separately, the agency has hired Matilda Sjöberg as a project manager. Previously she was project manager at DeoDoc …
by Steve McClellan on Sep 14, 5:01 PM
Audience identification and segmentation platform Tunnl has named Vinita Srivastava as its Chief Product Officer. Srivastava joins Tunnl from Wunderman Thompson Data, where she served as vice president of product management, leading the development of products and solutions for leveraging first party data. Previously, she was head of product management for West Monroe Partners and also director of product management and operations for Catalina Marketing. Launched in August, Tunnl, from Deep Root, a provider of audience-powered analytics for political campaigns and causes, provides brands and agencies with audience segments and targeting capabilities specifically developed for purpose driven marketing, issue advocacy …
by Steve McClellan on Sep 9, 1:24 PM
Ad agency Cramer-Krasselt has promoted Stephani Estes to executive vice president, general manager of the agency’s Chicago headquarters. Estes was promoted to associate general manager in January and will take over full management duties for the Chicago office from C-K's President and COO Karen Seamen who will focus on overall agency operations and new business. Seamen has held the GM role since 2005. Estes joined C-K in July 2015 as vice president, digital strategy and implementation, and in 2017 was promoted to senior vice president, director of media strategy and in 2019 was tapped to oversee all media strategy and …
by Steve McClellan on Sep 8, 9:04 AM
Duncan Channon has added three new hires to bolster its creative and design leadership: Creative Directors Kelly McCullough and Jessea Hankins, and Design Director Darlene Gibson. The new directors will report to Chief Creative Officer Michael Lemme and Executive Creative Director Anne Elisco-Lemme. McCullough will be responsible for leading and winning new business and joins the creative leadership for the agency’s largest account, health insurance marketplace Covered California. She joins the agency after serving as a creative director at Eleven. She has held creative director roles at meal delivery company SunBasket and FCB and served …