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Becker Media Promotes Bill Buchanan to Chief Operating Officer

Academic advertising agency, Becker Media has promoted Bill Buchanan to Chief Operating Officer, effective immediately. “Bill has been an incredible … Learn More

Deutsch NY Names Heather English & Marques Gartrell VP, Creative Directors

Deutsch NY has tapped Heather English and Marques Gartrell to join the agency as VP, Creative Directors, according to an announcement by Dan … Learn More

MEC Tonic hires Sarah Salter as Innovation Director

MEC UK has tapped Sarah Salter to lead its innovation division, MEC Tonic, according to an announcement by Jason Dormieux,  MEC UK … Learn More

VR Pioneer Pierre Friquet Joins LAIR

The Collective @ LAIR has tapped VR pioneer Pierre Friquet to join the content studio’s multi-disciplined team of directors. “With Pierre on … Learn More

JC Penney CMO Mary Beth West to Join Hershey as Chief Growth Officer

The Hershey Company (NYSE:HSY) tapped Mary Beth West as its new Senior Vice President and Chief Growth Officer, effective May … Learn More

Mastercard Taps Randall Tucker as Chief Inclusion Officer

Mastercard Inc. has named Randall Tucker as the company’s Chief Inclusion Officer, effective April 3, 2017, according to a recent announcement. … Learn More

Los York Signs Director/Creative Director JP Frenay

Content pioneers Los York has signed Belgian film director, creative director, and multidisciplinary visual artist, Jean-Paul (JP) Frenay. “JP perfectly connects with … Learn More

barrettSF Names Jillian Davis, Conor Duignan and Todd Eisner Associate Partners

Advertising agency barrettSF (bSF) has promoted three of its employees—Jillian Davis, Conor Duignan and Todd Eisner—to associate partners, Founder and … Learn More

The Collective @ LAIR Signs Chris Dealy as Director

Full service production shop The Collective @ LAIR has hired Chris Dealy, creative director, film director, entrepreneur, and ad industry … Learn More

RAPP NY Names Mark Weidner SVP, Technology

RAPP Worldwide, a global creative agency that builds direct, meaningful and high-value relationships between brands and people, and part of … Learn More

Disney Taps Latondra Newton As Chief Diversity Officer

The Walt Disney Company  has appointed Latondra Newton as Senior Vice President and Chief Diversity Officer. “Diversity and inclusion are critical … Learn More

Barkley Promotes Katy Hornaday to Executive Creative Director

Kansas City-based agency Barkley has promoted Katy Hornaday to Executive Creative Director and Paul Corrigan has been tapped to lead Barkley’s … Learn More

FleishmanHillard Names Terri Owen as General Manager for St. Louis Office

FleishmanHillard has appointed Terri Owen, Senior Vice President and Senior Partner, as the new general manager of its headquarters office in … Learn More

Refinery29 Taps Jacqui Kavanagh to Lead its UK and Germany Sales Divisions

Refinery29 tapped Jacqui Kavanagh, former Condé Nast video commercial director, to lead its UK and Germany sales divisions as the company … Learn More

Momentum’s ChaseDesign Appoints David Mayer as President

ChaseDesign has tapped Lippincott‘s executive, David Mayer as President of the company. Mayer, who will be based in Skaneatele, will be … Learn More

French Director Margaux Bonhomme added to JSA’s roster

John Spary Associates has announced the addition of French beauty director Margaux Bonhomme to their creative roster. Margaux brings over ten years … Learn More

Vicky Aloneftis to lead HZDG Brand Strategy and Planning

Integrated creative agency HZDG out of Rockville, Maryland, has named Vicky Aloneftis as Senior Director of Brand Planning and Strategy. Her previous experience … Learn More

Giovanni Pintaude joins POSSIBLE CEE as Executive Creative Director

Possible CEE has tapped Giovanni Pintaude as the Executive Creative Director. Pintaude will be based in the CEE Budapest office, reporting to Erik … Learn More

72andSunny’s Marita Scarfi joins PebblePost as CFO

PebblePost, has tapped advertising veteran Marita Scarfi as its Chief Financial Officer, according to an announcement. The NYC based company developed Programmatic Direct … Learn More

Verizon Names Apple’s Andrew McKechnie as Chief Creative Officer

Verizon Communications has named Apple’s Andrew McKechnie, Chief Creative Officer of its newly formed in-house agency. His responsibilities will include leading … Learn More

Ralph Lauren Taps Vice Media’s Jonathan Bottomley as Chief Marketing Officer

New York-based fashion retailer, Ralph Lauren Corp., has hired Jonathan Bottomley as its first Chief Marketing Officer, effective April 3rd. Bottomley, … Learn More

TBWA\Chiat\Day Los Angeles Names Renato Fernandez CCO

TBWA\Chiat\Day Los Angeles has promoted Renato Fernandez from Executive Creative Director to Chief Creative Officer. Fernandez, who has been with … Learn More

Madison Reed Hires Heidi Dorosin as First Chief Marketing Officer

Hair color brand Madison Reed has tapped Heidi Dorosin, who was previously the General Manager and Vice President of Marketing at Clorox, as it’s first Chief … Learn More

Smoke & Mirrors NY Taps Steve Intrabartola as Executive Producer

Pysyop’s Associate Head of Production, Steve Intrabartola has joined Smoke & Mirrors NY as the Executive Producer of the visual effects, integrated production, and … Learn More

Havas New York Names Daniel Goldstein Chief Strategist Officer

Havas New York has named veteran Daniel Goldstein as its new Chief Strategy Officer. Goldstein was the co-founder and Chief Strategy Officer … Learn More

Lyft Names Pandora’s Will Valentine as New VP of Comm

Lyft has named Will Valentine, the former VP of Communications and Public Relations of Pandora, it’s new VP of Communications. In … Learn More

Silversea Cruises Appoints Barbara Muckermann As CMO

Silversea Cruises has rehired Barbara Muckermann has returned to Silversea Cruises as the company’s Chief Marketing Officer, according to a recent announcement. Previously, … Learn More

GroupM Names Jim Meyer as First CMO For North America

GroupM, WPP’s media investment arm, has tapped Jim Meyer as the Chief Marketing Officer for North America. He will responsible for … Learn More

Rain Appoints Nithya Thadani as CEO

New York-based digital agency, best known for  building voice apps for Amazon’s Echo and Alexa, Rain, has tapped Nithya Thadani as CEO. According … Learn More

RAPP LA Promotes Internal Creatives to Co-Leads

Global creative agency, RAPP Worldwide has promoted Hamish McCollester and Dave Scott to the role of Senior Vice President Group Creative Directors in … Learn More

Fitzgerald & Co Continues Hiring Streak, Adds Creatives Dave Gordon, James Beikmohamadi

Fitzgerald & Co (Fitzco) is contributing its expansion. The agency just hired two new creatives,  Creative Director/Copywriter Dave Gordon and … Learn More

Leo Burnett Appoints Suzanne Michaels Executive VP of Creative Innovation

Agencies, Leo Burnett and Arc have tapped Suzanne Michaels from newly acquired agency, The Abundancy as Executive Vice President of Creative … Learn More

Firstborn Hires Droga5’s Ulrika Karlberg as Creative Director

New York based digital design and technology company, Firstborn, recently tapped Ulrika Karlberg as Creative Director. Her responsibilities include overseeing the creative concept team … Learn More

Wunderman Expands Taiwan’s Leadership Team to Support Growth

Global digital agency, Wunderman has appointed Jill Chang as Managing Director of Wunderman Taiwan, according to a release. Chang was … Learn More

AQUAhydrate® Appoints Ericka Pittman Chief Marketing Officer

AQUAhydrate, Inc. has hired marketing and media vet, Ericka Pittman, as Chief Marketing Officer. As a part of the Premium Water Company’s executive … Learn More

Tanya Shepley Appointed SVP, Healthcare U.S. For RAPP New York

Global agency, RAPP Worldwide, part of the DAS Group of Companies, has tapped Tanya Shepley as SVP, Healthcare, U.S., based out of … Learn More

A&F Hires Will A. Smith As New CMO

Clothing store, Abercrombie & Fitch has appointed Will A. Smith as its new Chief Marketing Officer in hopes to take a … Learn More

Ketchum Promotes KayAnn Schoeneman As SVP and Director, Public & Corporate Affairs

Global communications consultancy, Ketchum, which is part of the Omnicom Public Relations Group, has appointed KayAnn Schoeneman to the role … Learn More

MeringCarson San Diego Welcomes Jenine Vadillo as Connections / Media Supervisor

Ad agency, MeringCarson welcomes Jenine Vadillo as Connections / Media Supervisor. Vadillo will be primarily focused on the San Diego Tourism … Learn More

Chad Gomez Joins MeringCarson SEM / Analytics Team as SEM / Analytics Manager

Advertising agency, MeringCarson taps Chad Gomez as a SEM / Analytics Manager. In this position, Gomez will be responsible for overseeing the SEM/Analytics … Learn More

Leo Burnett Appoints Katie Newman as Chief Marketing Officer for North America

Leo Burnett named Katie Newman as Chief Marketing Officer to join North American Chief Executive Officer Andrew Swinand in leading … Learn More

Cohn & Wolfe Appoints Susan Pagano to Lead Global Marketing and Communications

Cohn & Wolfe, a global communications agency, has hired Susan Pagano as Executive Vice President, Global Marketing and Communications, according to … Learn More

Circus Maximus Names Paul Sutton as Partner/Director of Production

Circus Maximus has tapped Paul Sutton as Director of Production, according to an announcement by Founder and Chief Creative Officer Ryan Kutscher. … Learn More

Demonstrate PR Hires Emily Thomson as Vice President

Demonstrate PR has appointed Emily Thomson as Vice president to its leadership team to accelerate growth. Thomson will be in … Learn More

Jack Morton Worldwide Names Rachel Donovan as Senior VP, Executive Creative Director

Global brand experience agency Jack Morton Worldwide has tapped Rachel Donovan as Senior Vice President, Executive Creative Director, for its … Learn More

Wunderman Health Hires Merkle’s Deborah Furey to Lead Personalized Marketing Practice

Wunderman Health has named Deborah Furey Senior Vice President of Strategy & Analytics to lead its new Personalized Marketing Practice, according … Learn More

VML Appoints Two New Chief Creative Officers for North America

VML Global has promoted John Godsey and Mike Wente to the roles of North American Chief Creative Officers. The two of … Learn More

adam&eveDDB Hires Creative Duo Gen & Selma

UK agency, adam&eveDDB has brought creative duo Gen de Rohan Willner and Selma Ahmed on board as creatives. The duo has produced acclaimed … Learn More

FCB Taps Brandon Cooke as Global Chief Communications Officer

FCB Worldwide announced today that mcgarrybowen’s Brandon Cooke will be joining FCB as Global Chief Communications Officer, effective January 26th. … Learn More

SATURDAY MORNING Adds Nicole V. Cramer as Chief of Staff

The SATURDAY MORNING coalition, which launched this summer to promote peace, is expanding its leadership staff by adding industry veteran … Learn More

Deutsch Names Donn Rohn as EVP, Group Strategy Director

Deutsch has hired Donn Rohn as a new lead strategist on the Volkswagen team. Rohn has joined the agency as EVP, … Learn More

Creative Director Cristina “Tin” Sanchez Joins DigitasLBi

DigitasLBi has hired multi award-winning Creative Director Cristina “Tin” Sanchez as Senior Vice President, Group Creative Director for the New … Learn More

Burson-Marsteller Names Mike Fernandez U.S. CEO

Global strategic communications and PR firm, Burson-Marsteller announced that Mike Fernandez will succeed Michael Law, who is now Worldwide Executive … Learn More

RAPP New York Taps Justin Thomas-Copeland as President

Rapp Wordwide, part of Omnicom’s DAS Group of Companies, has named Justin Thomas-Copeland as the President of the agency’s New … Learn More

Univision Names Rosemary Mercedes Chief Communications Officer

Univision Communications has promoted Rosemary Mercedes to EVP and Chief Communications Officer, effective immediately. Mercedes, who was previously SVP of Corporate Communications … Learn More

HAVAS New York Hires Agency’s First Chief Performance Marketing Officer

Havas New York has just expanded its C-suite with the appointment of Jon Dupuis as the agency’s first Chief Performance Marketing … Learn More

SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. Names Denise Godreau as Chief Marketing Officer

SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc., a theme park and entertainment company,  has appointed Denise Godreau, Chief Marketing Officer. Godreau brings extensive industry experience in driving … Learn More

Exelon Names Jean Medina Appointed to Lead Corporate Communications

Energy company, Exelon Corporation has appointed Jean Medina as Vice President of Corporate Communications, effective January 30, 2017, according to … Learn More

Ken Weine Appointed Communications Chief at Metropolitan Museum of Art

The Metropolitan Museum of Art has tapped New York Public Library’s Vice President of Communications and Marketing, Ken Weine as … Learn More

hhgregg Names Aaron Trahan as Chief Merchandising Officer

Electronic store, hhgregg has appointed Aaron Trahan Chief Merchandising Officer, according to a press release.  Trahan, who has over 14 years of … Learn More

TEGNA Taps Sunny Uberoi as Chief Communications Officer

TEGNA Inc. named Sunny Uberoi as Vice President and Chief Communications Officer, according to a press release.  Uberoi, who will  be … Learn More

Twitter China Chief Kathy Chen Announces Departure on Twitter

On December 31, Kathy Chen, Managing Director for the Greater China region at Twitter announced that she is leaving her … Learn More

Saatchi & Saatchi’s Mike Hernandez Joins RPA as VP, Group Creative Director of Digital

Independent ad agency RPA has hired Marlon Hernandez for the role of VP, group creative director, Digital Group. Hernandez will report to … Learn More

Myra Nussbaum Named SVP, Group Creative Director at DDB Chicago

DDB Chicago has appointed Myra Nussbaum the Senior Vice President and Group Creative Director at DDB Chicago to oversee creative for brands under … Learn More

Rob Roy Joins Sprint as Chief Digital Officer

Rob Roy had joined Sprint as chief digital officer, according to an announcement in the beginning of December. In this … Learn More

Vann Graves Joins J. Walter Thompson as Chief Creative Officer

Vann Graves was appointed the Chief Creative Officer at J. Walter Thompson’s Atlanta office, effective immediately, according to a Dec … Learn More

BBC Worldwide Hires Pottermore’s Anna Rafferty As Director of Digital Marketing

Anna Rafferty has been appointed to head digital marketing at BBC’s international and commercial arm, effective in 2017. In the new … Learn More

RNC Communications Head Sean Spicer to Become White House Press Secretary

President-elect Donald Trump named his senior communications team, appointing Sean Spicer, the Republican National Committee communications director and chief strategist, to … Learn More

Ruben Sigala Named CMO of Caesar Entertainment Corp.

Caesar Entertainment Corporation has appointed Ruben Sigala as the Chief Marketing Officer (CMO), effective immediately, according to a Dec 22 press release. … Learn More

Laura Henderson Joins BuzzFeed as SVP of Marketing

Mondelez International’s Laura Henderson has left the confectionery, food, and beverage comps for a new marketing role at BuzzFeed as … Learn More

Coca-Cola Hires David Godsman as First Chief Digital Media Officer

Coca-Cola has tapped David Godsman, a former Bank of America executive to lead the new digital effort at the company, … Learn More

RED Interactive Agency Hires Max Miner to join Customer Experience Strategy Team

Santa Monica-based agency RED Interactive Agency just tapped Max Miner as director of customer experience strategy, effective immediately. Previously, Miner was the associate … Learn More

Volvo Hires McDonald’s First Chief Digital Officer

Atif Rafiq, McDonald’s first chief digital officer is leaving the fast food company after three years to join Volvo Car … Learn More

Nat Geo’s CMO Joins AR Startup Magic Leap

Brenda Freeman was just hired by Magic Leap, the well-funded augmented-reality startup whose backers include Google, Warner Bros. and Alibaba, as chief … Learn More

FleishmanHillard Appoints Laura Russo, Global Managing Director as it Transforms Media Relation Practice

FleishmanHillard (FH) is rolling out a new comprehensive media relations practice that will promote storytelling across all regions and communications channels, … Learn More

Claudio de Souza to Head Isobar’s GM Business

Claudio de Souza is bringing his expertise in automotive to the Detroit, Michigan.  Souza has been promoted to VP at Isobar … Learn More

Nike Exec, Terri Hines Joins Fox Sports as Head of Communications

Terri Hines has joined FOX Sports as the EVP Communications, across the company’s entire portfolio including the sports TV arm of Fox Broadcasting … Learn More

Guzman y Gomez Seeks New CMO as Anna Jones Departs

Mexican fast food chain, Guzman y Gomez’s CMO Anna Jones is leaving after 15 months, according to a story on Mumbrella. … Learn More

BuzzFeed’s CMO Frank Cooper to Join Asset Management Firm BlackRock

Frank Cooper, BuzzFeed’s Chief Marketing and Chief Creative Officer is leaving the company after about 18 months with the company. … Learn More

ELLE Canada Names Vanessa Craft Editor-in-Chief

ELLE Canada, one of Canada’s leading fashion, beauty and culture magazines,  has named Vanessa Craft, the new Editor-in-Chief.  Craft, who … Learn More

Ehrenberg-Bass Institute Hires Mars Global CMO Bruce Mcoll

Former Mars Global CMO Bruce McColl has joined as Industry Professor with the Ehrenberg-Bass Institute in South Australia. McColl retired from Mars 6 … Learn More

Zoës Kitchen Hires Casey Shilling as Chief Marketing Officer

Zoës Kitchen, a  casual Mediterranean restaurant group, has named Casey Shilling has been named the Company’s Chief Marketing Officer. Previously, Shilling was … Learn More

FleishmanHillard Names Della Sweetman Chief Business Development Officer

FleishmanHillard has appointed Della Sweetman to Chief Business Development Officer in a newly created position. Prior to the move, Sweetman was … Learn More

Major League Baseball’s Wendy Lewis Named Global Chief Diversity Officer for McDonalds

Wendy Lewis is joining McDonald’s as Vice President and Global Chief Diversity Officer. Lewis will be replacing Patricia Harris who is … Learn More

Iris New York Hires Restaurateur Sasha Shor as Executive Creative Director

Sasha Shor is joining creative agency, Iris New York, as Executive Creative Director, according to Agency Spy. Shor has over … Learn More

Cisco’s Julia Mee Joins GS&P As First CMO

Goodby Silverstein & Partners has named Julia Mee as the agency’s first chief marketing officer. Mee joins the agency after … Learn More

Pandora Hires LinkedIn’s Nick Bartle as Chief Marketing Officer

Music source Pandora has named Nick Bartle the Chief Marketing Officer, effective October 3, 2016. Bartle comes to Pandora from … Learn More

Ogilvy PR Hires Andrea Romero as USA Communications Lead

Ogilvy Public Relations has hired Andrea Romero as Vice President of Corporate Communications, USA. Romero comes from ProColombia, the tourism, investment and … Learn More

Uber’s Director of Communications Nairi Hourdajian Joins Canaan Partners

Recode is reporting that Nairi Hourdajian, Uber’s Head of Global Communications is stepping down from her role after three and a half years. … Learn More

Laura Marques Joins Google as Head of Latino Engagement

Google has named Capitol Hill veteran Laura Marquez as head of Latino engagement in a newly created position, according to PR … Learn More

J. Walter Thompson Worldwide Appoints Maria Gianoutsos As Chief Creative Talent Officer

J. Walter Thompson Worldwide has announced the appointment of Maria Gianoutsos to Chief Creative Talent Officer. Gianoutsos will partner with Chief Talent … Learn More

Burson-Marsteller Appoints Mike Fernandez Chair, Global Corporate and Financial Practice

Burson-Marsteller has named Mike Fernandez Chair of its Global Corporate and Financial Practice, where he will spearhead client development, strategy and … Learn More

Charter Communications Names Rhonda Crichlow Chief Diversity Officer

Charter Communications, Inc. has hired Rhonda Crichlow as Senior Vice President, Chief Diversity Officer, in a newly created position. Chrichlow … Learn More

Tarek Farahat Joins WPP Board

Tarek Farahat, the Global President for Marketing and Innovation at meat and poultry processing giant JBS Global, is joining the … Learn More