People on the Move
Tuesday, October 13, 2015
  • Kathryn McFarlane
    Team One
    Kathryn McFarlane was elevated to creative director at Team One, leading creative on the global Haagen-Dazs account and aiding on the agency's Lexus work. Her previous experience includes multiple creative positions within Team One, and time at Secret Weapon Marketing, where she crafted social and broadcast campaigns for Honda and Jack In The Box.
  • Doris Chung
    DigitasLBi promoted Doris Chung to senior vice president, creative. Chung will expand her creative leadership role, developing work for clients like American Express. She will continue to be based in New York and report to Atit Shah, executive creative director of DigitasLBi New York and Atlanta. Chung has worked at the agency for ten years. As vice president, group creative director, she created award-winning work for American Express, Harley-Davidson, Lenovo, Buick, GMC and P&G Oral Care Brands. Prior to DigitasLBi, Chung was a creative director at Arnold Worldwide, working with brands like Fidelity Investments, Royal Caribbean, Volkswagen and Teradata. "Doris is a fearless creative leader at the forefront of the digital space," said Shah. "During the course of my career I've rarely seen the level of passion that Doris brings to the work each and every day. She's amazingly gifted at her craft, and a beloved leader of our teams. She will thrive in this expanded role and we're lucky to have her."
  • Mathew Jerrett And Tim Flood
    Arnold Worldwide
    Arnold Worldwide tapped Mathew Jerrett and Tim Flood as executive creative directors on the Hershey&'s account, tasked with overseeing all day-to-day creative work across the entire Hershey portfolio of brands. The pair are based in New York and will report to Jim Elliott, global chief creative officer. Jerrett and Flood join Arnold from Translation, where they worked as group creative directors on Champs Sports, Google and Budweiser’s "Made in America." Prior to Translation, Jerrett served as creative director on the Converse account at Anomaly New York. Prior to that, he was as a creative director at Sid Lee, overseeing work for Adidas Men’s Training. At Translation, Flood pitched and won the NBA account and launched campaigns for Bud Light and Beats Music. Prior to Translation, he held strategy roles at London’s Beattie McGuinness Bungay, Bartle Bogle Hegarty New York, Ogilvy & Mather New York and TBWA\Chiat\Day Los Angeles. "After an exhaustive search, we're thrilled to have Tim and Mat join our agency and the Hershey team," said Elliott. "They are risk takers and forward thinkers, and we're excited to see what they'll bring to a portfolio of brands as iconic as Hershey's."
  • David Kolbusz
    Droga5 London
    Droga5 London named David Kolbusz as chief creative officer. The move follows the recent announcement that Bill Scott was named CEO of Droga5 London, beginning November 2. Kolbusz joins Droga5 from Wieden + Kennedy, New York, where he currently serves as executive creative director. Kolbusz joined W+K from BBH London in 2014. While there, he served as deputy executive creative director and partner. "David has proven himself over and over to be truly one of the world's best creative leaders," said David Droga, creative chairman and founder of Droga5. "In fact, I have been trying to find a way to work with David for years, and now, with both David and Bill, I couldn't be more excited about our future in London and beyond."
  • Qin Guo
    BSUR Shanghai
    BSUR Shanghai promoted Qin Guo to managing partner, up from senior brand strategist. She succeeds Wilbert Kragten who left the company in June to start his own business consultancy. She worked in London and New York before moving back to Shanghai in 2009 to focus on marketing, art and branding, mainly as business analyst and then exhibition manager at Pearl Lam Galleries in Shanghai. She joined BSUR Shanghai shortly after the office's launch in 2012.
  • Kara O'Neill
    Deep Focus
    Deep Focus promoted Kara O'Neill to president of the agency’s New York office. O'Neill, who previously served as managing director, is responsible for overseeing Deep Focus’ growth and development and will report to founder and CEO, Ian Schafer.
  • Sean McBride and Andy Clarke
    Arnold Worldwide
    Arnold Worldwide promoted Sean McBride and Andy Clarke to executive vice president, executive creative directors.
  • Amy Doyle
    VH1 & Logo
    Amy Doyle was named executive vice president for VH1 & Logo. Doyle will oversee Live Programming, Tent-pole Events and Specials, Network Talent Development and Celebrity Relations.
  • Erin Keeley and Julie Vessel
    Mono promoted Erin Keeley to chief marketing officer and Julie Vessel to director of talent.
  • Mike Lanzi and Paul Butler
    Sparks & Honey
    Sparks & Honey named Mike Lanzi as chief client officer and Paul Butler as chief operating officer, both new positions.
  • Mishy Cass
    Wongdoody Seattle
    Wongdoody Seattle tapped Mishy Cass as associate creative director. Cass has previously worked with Wongdoody on a freelance level on campaigns including Amazon Fire TV and Amazon Kindle Voyage.
  • Mary Sheehan, Sophie Coleman and Marcella Regniault
    ESPN named Mary Sheehan as vice president, marketing investment and performance; Sophie Coleman as vice president of data strategy and program management and Marcella Regniault as vice president, digital sales planning and client services.
  • Dan Wittmers
    MobileFuse named Dan Wittmers as vice president of strategy and advertising solutions.
  • Tim Xumsai
    Rain, a New York City-based digital agency, added Tim Xumsai as senior producer where he will work as one of the leads on the Campbell's and L'Oreal USA accounts.
  • Mike Kunkle
    Brainshark named Mike Kunkle as senior director of sales enablement.
  • Dea Lawrence
    Variety named Dea Lawrence as chief marketing officer.
  • Penny Wilson
    Penny Wilson was named chief marketing officer for Hootsuite.
  • Vincent Errico
    Trusted Media Brands
    Trusted Media Brands named Vincent Errico as chief digital officer. In this new position, Errico will be responsible for growing digital audiences and revenue across TMBI brands including Reader's Digest, Taste of Home, The Family Handyman and the entire TMBI portfolio.
  • Kevin Dolak, Seung Lee and Helen Russell
    Newsweek hired Kevin Dolak as executive editor of digital; Seung Lee as a technology reporter and Helen Russell as a production manager.
  • Jeff Pavelcsyk
    Fluent opened an office in Washington, DC., to be led by Jeff Pavelcsyk, general manager, political and advocacy solutions.
  • Andrew Hogan, Justin Traina, Albert Briggs and Ian Huxley
    Resignation Media
    Resignation Media hired Andrew Hogan as regional vice president of sales for the central region; Justin Traina as regional vice president of sales for the east region; Albert Briggs as director of sales of the west region; and Ian Huxley as national vice president of integrated marketing.
  • Kris Merc
    Not to Scale
    Not to Scale added Kris Merc to its directorial roster.
  • Preston Hillman
    PushSpring added Preston Hillman as principal data scientist.
  • Sue Boivin
    Williams Helde Marketing Communications
    Williams Helde Marketing Communications in Seattle hired Sue Boivin as creative director.
  • Doug Finelli
    Nice & Co SF
    Doug Finelli joined Nice & Co SF as executive creative director, to lead and manage all creative.
  • Kevin Arrix
    Verve named Kevin Arrix as chief revenue officer. Arrix joins Verve from SFX Entertainment, where he was executive vice president of worldwide brand partnerships.
  • Antoine Veliz
    Interbrand promoted Antoine Veliz to chief experience officer of North America.
  • Mark Bryant
    Ace Metrix
    Ace Metrix hired Mark Bryant as vice president and general manager, politics & advocacy.
  • Ben Branham
    Fenton named Ben Branham as managing director of the New York office. Branham joins Fenton from the New York City Economic Development Corporation, where he served as the executive vice president and chief strategy officer under Mayors Michael R. Bloomberg and Bill de Blasio.
  • Kelly Andresen
    Gannett hired Kelly Andresen as vice president, branded content. Prior to Gannett, she was director, WP BrandStudio & Planning for The Washington Post.
  • Chris Schulz
    Invoca hired Chris Schulz as senior vice president of customer success.
  • Ken Markus
    Ken Markus joins Innovid as senior vice president, global client services. Most recently, Markus served as Head Scale Operations of gTech Ads at Google, where he developed and grew the services team in support of the entire DoubleClick stack and display strategy.
  • Maureen Schafer
    Niche Media
    Niche Media tapped Maureen Schafer as publisher of Vegas magazine.
  • Morgan Rigsbee
    Tapad named Morgan Rigsbee as senior director of sales for technology licensing, based in Los Angeles.
  • Alex Grossman
    Joinery added Alex Grossman to its directorial roster.
  • Michael Lawrence
    Epoch Films
    Epoch Films has signed director Michael Lawrence for U.S. representation.
  • Elissa Reiling-Gray and Veronica Mendoza
    Yieldbot named Elissa Reiling-Gray as vice president of brand marketing and Veronica Mendoza as vice president of product marketing.
  • Philip Rappaport, Jennifer Jackson, Matthew Thompson and Jack Palmer
    Open Road Integrated Media
    Open Road Integrated Media promoted Philip Rappaport to vice president, director of publishing partnerships; Jennifer Jackson to editorial director, community sites; Matthew Thompson to editor of The Lineup and Jack Palmer to senior analytics manager.
  • Chris Smith
    Graylog tapped Chris Smith as vice president of marketing.