• Hinerman Promoted to Chief Information Officer At IPG
    IPG has promoted Patricia Hinerman to Chief Information Officer. She reports to IPG CFO Ellen Johnson. Hinerman has been with IPG since 2008 in a number of technology roles. Most recently she served as Chief Information Security Officer. Separately Demetri Paneras joins IPG corporate as Chief Technology Officer, reporting to Hinerman. He previously served as Global CIO for Mediabrands and Kinesso.
  • Labelium Taps Former Facebook Exec To Run Toronto Office
    Digital marketing performance agency Labelium, has named Navneet Chhajer Managing Director, Labelium Toronto with a remit to drive growth. He reports directly to Virginie De Malavois, Managing Director of Labelium Canada. Chhajer was most recently with Loblaw Digital in Toronto where he worked to drive adoption of the company’s online grocery delivery service across Canada. Prior to Loblaw, Chhajer spent almost eight years at Facebook, working with Canadian advertisers on their marketing efforts.  A software engineer by training, Chhajer also led application delivery teams in the insurance industry and spent time as a technical account manager at Salesforce before joining Facebook.
  • New NARB Pool Members Announced
    The BBB National Programs this week announced the 85 panel pool members of the 2022 National Advertising Review Board, the ad industry’s self-regulatory body. New agency members include:
    • Brad Bennett, Chief Firestarter, Wildfire
    • Allen Bosworth, President, EP+Co
    • Brandon Cooke, Global Partner, Global Chief Marketing & Reputation Officer, FCB
    • Stephanie Crockett, President & COO, Mower
    • Fay Ferguson, Co-Owner & Co-CEO, Burrell Communications
    • Jeff Larson, President/COO, Mediassociates
    • Victor Lee, President, Advantage Unified Commerce, Advantage Solutions
    • Bob Morrison, CEO, Morrison Agency
    • Ingrid Otero-Smart, President, Casanova
    • Duff Stewart, CEO, GSD&M
    • Aaron Walton, CEO, Walton Isaacson 
    More details can be found here. …
  • Andy Polansky, 38-Year IPG Veteran, To Retire In June
    Andy Polansky, IPG DXTRA CEO and Weber Shandwick Executive Chairman, will retire in June, Interpublic Group announced today. A successor has not yet been named. Polansky, a 38-year IPG veteran has served as CEO of Dxtra since 2019, when the group of specialist marketing units was known as the Constituency Management Group. It includes companies like Weber Shandwick, Golin, Octagon, Jack Morton, DeVries Global, Current Global, Rogers & Cowan and FutureBrand. CMG rebranded to Dxtra in 2020. Prior to taking on the Dxtra role Polansky was CEO of Weber Shandwick for seven years. IPG CEO Philippe Krakowsky stated, “IPG, IPG …
  • BBH Appoints Grieve Global and UK Chief Creative Officer
    BBH has appointed Alex Grieve as its new Global and UK Chief Creative Officer, succeeding Joakim Borgström who is leaving the agency. Grieve previously spent 14 years at BBH from 1996-2010 and is now returning to lead the agency’s creative work globally. He will also take up the role of CCO of BBH London, the agency’s founding office, will co-chair the BBH Global Board with Annette King, CEO of Publicis Groupe UK, and lead the BBH Creative Council with creatives from across the BBH offices. The appointment is effective in April. He joins BBH from AMV BBDO …
  • Ogilvy Health Taps Hessel For Top NA Creative Post
    Ogilvy has appointed Adam Hessel Chief Creative Officer of Ogilvy Health, a key growth business for the agency. In the role he will oversee all creative output for Ogilvy Health in North America and serve on Ogilvy Health’s executive leadership team. He will also join Ogilvy’s Worldwide Creative Council.   Hessel succeeds Renata Florio who was promoted to executive creative lead for Ogilvy’s Nestle portfolio in North America.   A 30-year industry veteran, Hessel joins from healthcare marketing agency Harrison & Star, where he spent the last two years as Chief Creative Officer. Earlier he served as senior vice president/creative director …
  • McMorrow Appointed CEO McCann London
    McCann has appointed Polly McMorrow CEO McCann London.  She succeeds Sheryl Marjoram who left late last year to return to her native Australia for a role at DDB.  McMorrow joins from BBH London where she served for over 14 years, most recently as managing director after serving in a number of account management and business development roles.  McMorrow will report to Mark Lund, President, McCann Worldgroup Europe & UKand will join the London leadership team, working closely with co-Presidents and UK CCOs Rob Doubal and Lolly Thomson. 
  • Ogilvy Veteran Fox Joins 22Squared As Group Creative Director
    Atlanta-based independent ad agency 22Squared has hired Doreen Fox for the role of vice president, group creative director. Previously Fox served at Ogilvy for over two decades. Fox will help lead creative for client AdventHealth as well as expand the creative team beyond Atlanta and Tampa. She will report to Chief Creative Officer Matt O’Rourke and executive creative director Mindy Adams. Fox has led work for clients including American Express, Kotex, Siemens, Pitney Bowes, and IBM.  She fills a position previously …
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