People on the Move
Tuesday, May 30, 2017
  • Chris Garbutt and John Hunt
    TBWA Worldwide
    TBWA Worldwide promoted Chris Garbutt to global chief creative officer. In his new role, Garbutt will spearhead creative direction and development for the the agency's roster of global clients, which includes adidas, Accenture, Apple, McDonald's, Michelin and Nissan. He previously as global creative president.

    With Garbutt's promotion, John Hunt becomes creative chairman of TBWA Worldwide, based in South Africa.

    Garbutt returned to TBWA in 2015 from Ogilvy & Mather East in New York, where he served as chief creative officer. Before that, he was chief creative officer of the network's Paris office. A native of Cape Town, South Africa, Garbutt began his career in Johannesburg as a creative director at TBWA\Hunt\Lascaris, where he spent four years working under Hunt.

    "I am incredibly happy for both John and Chris. Not only are they deserving of this recognition for the work they continue to deliver time and again, but also for the manner in which they have carried themselves throughout their careers. Good people do good," said Lee Clow, chairman of TBWA\Media Arts Lab and global director of Media Arts.

  • Tim Maleeny
    R/GA New York
    R/GA New York hired Tim Maleeny as executive director, brand and marketing strategy. He will report to global chief strategy officer, Barry Wacksman.

    Maleeny joins the agency from Heat, where he was chief strategy officer and general manager of the New York office. Prior to that, he was both chief strategy officer of Havas Worldwide and co-managing partner of New York.

    "It is great to welcome Tim to our leadership team," said Sean Lyons, president, U.S. "His deep experience working with a range of brands across consulting, strategy, and creative development is a perfect fit for R/GA and our multi-disciplined approach to working with our clients."

  • Cynthia Kuker, Daniel Macena, Elyse Marks, Colette Crespin, Lauren Lazarus and Lauren Abernethy
    Jack Morton Worldwide
    Jack Morton Worldwide hired 6 in New York, San Francisco and Detroit.

    Cynthia Kuker was named vice president, senior creative director in New York. She has more than 20 years of experience as an industry consultant, having worked with brands like Johnson & Johnson, Pfizer, Marriott, IBM and Grant Thornton.

    Daniel Macena, vice president, creative director, New York, joins the agency from McCann HumanCare, where he served as creative director for brands including Airborne, MegaRed, Digestive Advantage and Move Free. Prior to that, he worked on brands like Ford Motor Company, Colgate, Burger King, United States Marines Corps, GM, Verizon Wireless and HBO.

    Elyse Marks, associate creative director, San Francisco, joins the agency from George P Johnson, where she served as associate design director. She has worked with brands such as Toyota, Scion, Lexus, Sony, Universal, Disney, Citi, The Federal Reserve Bank, Bandai and Bombardier.

    Colette Crespin, executive producer, San Francisco, also joins the agency from George P. Johnson. Prior to that, she founded Wild Wellbeing, a London-based experiential agency focused on wellbeing.

    Lauren Lazarus, executive producer, Detroit and New York, most recently served as director of special events and external affairs at the Max Mara Fashion Group.

    Lastly, Lauren Abernethy, regional account director, Detroit, comes to Jack Morton from Simon Property Group, where she served as regional vice president of marketing.

    "At Jack Morton we create extraordinary experiences for our clients and to do so, we continue to recruit and develop the best talent in our industry," said Josh McCall, chairman and CEO of Jack Morton Worldwide. "We're excited to announce a number of senior hires, further building on our very talented teams across our offices in the US."

  • Danielle Aldrich
    CP+B West
    CP+B promoted Danielle Aldrich to president of CP+B West, which includes CP+B Boulder and CP+B LA. Aldrich most recently served as co-managing director of CP+B Boulder.

    As president of CP+B West, Danielle joins Vinicius Reis, who oversees CP+B Miami and CP+B Brazil; Richard Pinder, who oversees CP+B Europe; and Bamboo Yee, who oversees CP+B Beijing.

    Aldrich reports to Lori Senecal, Global CEO.

    In 2014, after 12 years of leading accounts at the agency, Aldrich was named managing director of CP+B Boulder. Under her leadership, the office won new business, including American Airlines and Hershey's.

    "Each of our 10 offices are led by entrepreneurs who are passionate about building CP+B, in their markets around the world. We have found that by elevating regional leaders, we can better share resources seamlessly across offices in each region, to bring more top strategic and creative talent to our client partners," said Senecal.

  • Sean Smith
    Solve tapped Sean Smith as executive creative director and partner.
  • Lois Nix
    Scripps Networks Interactive
    Lois Nix was named senior vice president and chief financial officer for the advertising sales division of Scripps Networks Interactive.
  • Susan Malfa
    Bounce, Escape, Grit and LAFF
    Susan Malfa was named executive vice president of advertising sales for Bounce, Escape, Grit and LAFF, overseeing all ad sales efforts.&
  • Sam Ruchlewicz
    Warschawski promoted Sam Ruchlewicz to director of digital strategy & data analytics.
  • Ilene Danuff and Adam Gaynor
    AMC Networks
    AMC Networks announced the creation of a new advertising sales division. Company veteran Ilene Danuff will oversee the group in her newly elevated role as senior vice president, cross portfolio and partnership sales. Additionally, Adam Gaynor has joined the company as vice president, advertising and data solutions, sales.
  • Anthony DiNicola
    Anthony DiNicola joined SixSpeed as creative director. Previously, DiNicola held senior creative roles at Fallon and Carmichael Lynch, and also served as creative director at Olson.
  • Brian Gregg
    McNees Wallace & Nurick
    McNees Wallace & Nurick tapped Brian Gregg as chairman of its Food & Beverage practice group.
  • Joy McCammon
    R2C Group
    R2C Group hired Joy McCammon as director of talent management.
  • Brian Czarny
    Brian Czarny joined Factual as senior vice president of marketing.
  • Bill Galusha
    Leviathan added Bill Galusha as senior producer.
  • Raquel Klugman
    Women's Marketing
    Women's Marketing named Raquel Klugman as senior vice president, beauty,
  • Sarah Gulbrandsen
    Sarah Gulbrandsen was named vice president of client operations at RingPartner.
  • Jordi Bares
    Framestore hired Jordi Bares as creative director in London.
  • Jesse Pearson
    GMR Marketing Canada
    GMR Marketing Canada hired Jesse Pearson as creative director.
  • Desiree Tunstall
    Inneractive named Desiree Tunstall as vice president and general manager of North America.
  • Rich Rosenzweig
    Nativo hired Rich Rosenzweig as vice president of programmatic.
  • Roy Firestone
    MGID hired Roy Firestone as vice president of product.
  • Kristin Boehm and Andrea Capodilupo
    Hawkins International Public Relations
    Hawkins International Public Relations hired Kristin Boehm as digital director and Andrea Capodilupo as corporate communications specialist.
  • Elizabeth Granada
    Ogden Publications
    Ogden Publications hired Elizabeth Granada as a marketing coordinator.
  • Vikalp Tandon
    Isobar hired Vikalp Tandon as senior vice president, global data and technology.
  • Mari Kim Novak
    Advertising Week
    Advertising Week hired Mari Kim Novak as president.