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James Bray joins M&C Saatchi from San Francisco’s Goodby, Silverstein & Partners, where he was responsible for some of the agency’s most notable recent work, including the “Firsts” campaign for Sprint, as well as the NBA, Netflix and Adobe.
As Chief Creative Officer, Al Kelly will be responsible for all creative teams at the agency, spanning all disciplines, and will work on clients including Heineken, Dos Equis, Kraft Foods, Nestle, Jaguar, Charles Schwab, NYSE and Reckitt Benckiser.
Joel Idelson’s role will combine creative, marketing, technology, innovation and relationship building (with current and potential clients) to grow and scale the agency.
Diane DePaolis’ new role as EVP, Creative Director/Branding is newly created to further the scope of the agency’s creative offering with a dedicated branding center of excellence.
In his new role as Chief Creative Officer at Draftfcb New York, Darren Moran will oversee the agency’s creative department, while partnering with Draftfcb New York’s President Sandy Kolkey and CEO Dana Maiman in leading the office.
Lucia Matioli will oversee the branding and design creative teams in G2’s New York office.
Brian Hull will lead the digital creative departments in G2’s New York and Philadelphia offices.
Katie Culpepper of Owensville (Saline County) has joined Arkansas advertising agency Mangan Holcomb Partners as a creative copywriter.
G2, a top-five global activation marketing agency, today announced the appointments of Geoff Council and Rene Lehouillier as co-Executive Creative Directors for G2 USA’s Relationship Marketing practice.
Brand Revitalization agency Woodbine announced today that Vickie Canada has been promoted to Creative Director and will oversee the company’s creative product across all accounts and across all mediums.
Jonathan Harries, Vice Chairman and Global Chief Creative Officer of Draftfcb, announced today that Tom O’Keefe has been appointed to the newly created role of North American Executive Creative Director, effective immediately.
DeVito/Verdi, which garnered more nominations at the National Retail Federation’s Annual Advertising Competition than any other agency, was nominated for commercials and ad campaigns on behalf of clients that span the retailing spectrum.
ChappellRoberts recently received national recognition from Graphic Design USA for creative design in several categories, including Internet Design, Environmental Graphics and Posters, during its 2009 American Graphic Design Awards.
Renowned industry creative leader Marty Orzio has taken the role of Chief Creative Officer for New York-based agency, Gotham Inc.
In this role, he will help provide strategic direction and promote standards of creative excellence to a multidisciplinary team including art directors, interaction designers, visual designers and copywriters in the London office.