R/GA names Secor as Global Chief Financial Officer

Tania Secor has been named by R/GA as the agency’s Global Chief Financial Officer. The former CFO at Reprise Digital will start on May 3 and report to Global Chief Executive Officer Sean Lyons. As Global CFO, Secor will oversee the global finance function for R/GA with a responsibility to support and build out programs that ensure the … Continue reading “R/GA names Secor as Global Chief Financial Officer”

R/GA announces creative leadership moves across U.S.

R/GA has announced several creative leadership moves across its US offices. Kim Laama has joined as group executive creative director in the New York office, and Will Esparza has been promoted to SVP, executive creative director West Coast, campaigns. In their new roles, Kim will help lead, grow, and elevate the product and service design … Continue reading “R/GA announces creative leadership moves across U.S.”

R/GA looks ahead as Sean Lyons is named Global CEO

Lyons replaces co-founder and current CEO Bob Greenberg who steps down after 40 years R/GA has announced that Sean Lyons, the company’s US president, will assume the role of Global CEO on January 2, 2019. The appointment, made by R/GA Founder, Executive Chairman, and CEO Bob Greenberg, represents the first time the CEO role will … Continue reading “R/GA looks ahead as Sean Lyons is named Global CEO”

One Club celebrates 50 years with new campaign

Working with Design Army, The One Club for Creativity kicks off the celebration of The One Show’s first — and next — 50 years of honoring global creative excellence with an engaging call for entries campaign. Based on the idea of the work as the creative industry’s reason to exist, the campaign equates “the work” with “the … Continue reading “One Club celebrates 50 years with new campaign”

VMLY&R appoints Andrea (Ring) Grodberg as Global Chief Strategy Officer

VMLY&R announces today the appointment of Andrea (Ring) Grodberg as global chief strategy officer. The role will provide strategic leadership across the network’s nearly 100 offices in 45 countries and lead strategy for key client accounts including The Coca-Cola Company. The role plays a key role in further strengthening VMLY&R’s ambition to create the world’s … Continue reading “VMLY&R appoints Andrea (Ring) Grodberg as Global Chief Strategy Officer”

Cannes Lions: Ad Council presents new creative for Love Has No Labels

Premiering at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, the Ad Council and R/GA launched a series of powerful new films from the iconic Love Has No Labels campaign using real stories to showcase how acts of love can drive inclusion, equity and justice. Building on the campaign’s longstanding effort to address bias, hate, and discrimination, the … Continue reading “Cannes Lions: Ad Council presents new creative for Love Has No Labels”

Cannes Lions: Day Two Winners Announced

Cannes Lions announced its second day of winners in a live Awards Show in Cannes, France. Winners in the Industry Craft Lions, Digital Craft Lions, Film Craft Lions, Design Lions, Entertainment Lions, Entertainment Lions For Music and Entertainment Lions for Sport were all announced.  The Film Craft Lions, celebrating onscreen artistry, received 1,711 entries. The jury … Continue reading “Cannes Lions: Day Two Winners Announced”

Droga5, BBDO, Burnett, Mill among AICP winners

Winners for the 2022 AICP Show: The Art & Technique of the Commercial, the AICP Next Awards and the AICP Post Awards premiered earlier in the week at AICP Week’s Base Camp venue at the Angelika Theatre. The top prizes in each competition – the AICP Show’s Advertising Excellence and Advertising Excellence/Campaign winners, the Next … Continue reading “Droga5, BBDO, Burnett, Mill among AICP winners”

Director Goh Iromoto finds Sanctuary in the U.S

Sanctuary Content gains one of Canada’s most sought-after filmmaking talents in Toronto-based director Goh Iromoto. Marking his first U.S. representation, since signing, Goh has stretched his remarkable skill for intimate storytelling into the narrative space with a moving film for P&G in honor of AAPI Month. Born to immigrant parents who founded a Japanese Canadian newspaper company, … Continue reading “Director Goh Iromoto finds Sanctuary in the U.S”

Droga5, BBDO, Chiat, SMUGGLER lead AICP Shortlists

The AICP Awards today released the Shortlists for the 2022 editions of its three competitions: The AICP Show: The Art & Technique of the Commercial, the AICP Next Awards and the AICP Post Awards. The Shortlists are the results of a bifurcated judging system that began earlier this year with a series of panels with … Continue reading “Droga5, BBDO, Chiat, SMUGGLER lead AICP Shortlists”

TBD Post Welcomes Post Veteran Ron Rendon

Austin-based TBD Post is making plans for expansion by adding two industry veterans and sales representation to its team. TBD Post Founders Brandon Thomas, Partner/Colorist, and Ted Griffis, Partner/Editor, are making these announcements as they enter their 10th year in the Austin market. Griffis and Thomas have been steadfast in creating a cutting-edge studio with … Continue reading “TBD Post Welcomes Post Veteran Ron Rendon”

Nick Law named Global, Design and Creative Tech at Accenture Interactive

Accenture Interactive has appointed Nick Law as its global lead, design & creative tech, and Sarah Thompson–former global CEO of Droga5–as its global lead, communications & content.  In his new role, Law will be responsible for leading digital agency Accenture Interactive’s world-class service and experience design capabilities to help clients further modernize their approach and … Continue reading “Nick Law named Global, Design and Creative Tech at Accenture Interactive”

One Club announces Diverse Juries for 2022

The One Club for Creativity has announced the prestigious list of global creative leaders from around the world who will serve as judges for The One Show 2022. Nearly 400 top creatives from 48 countries will judge The One Show this year.  A sampling of the diverse, gender-balanced jury includes: Doug Alves, design lead, Airbnb San Francisco, Design Daniel Barak, … Continue reading “One Club announces Diverse Juries for 2022”

TBWA appoints Ben Williams as Global Chief Creative Experience Officer

It’s a long title, but worth it. TBWA\Worldwide announced the appointment of Ben Williams as global chief creative experience officer. Williams joins the TBWA collective to set the vision for TBWA’s global creative product, unlocking the power of creativity to push the boundaries of brand experience. Williams joins from R/GA, where he was responsible for driving the … Continue reading “TBWA appoints Ben Williams as Global Chief Creative Experience Officer”

72andSunny: Bolsters leadership team

72andSunny Los Angeles continues to build talent momentum with the promotion of Zach Hilder to Executive Creative Director and the hiring of Shane Chastang, Group Brand Director and Devin Baker, Creative Director.  “As we continue to build our team, we seek fearless leaders who embody creative excellence and empower those around them to reach for … Continue reading “72andSunny: Bolsters leadership team”

ADCOLOR to honor Daniel Dae Kim at 2021 awards

ADCOLOR today announced the nominees and honorees for its 15th Annual ADCOLOR Awards. Since 2007, the Awards have highlighted and honored the achievements of diverse communities in the creative industries. The awards recognize those who go above and beyond to make a difference and who embody the organization’s mission of “Rise Up, Reach Back.” According to … Continue reading “ADCOLOR to honor Daniel Dae Kim at 2021 awards”

AICP: 2021 Most Next Award goes to FCB

The 2021 AICP Next Awards debuted last night, recognizing creative excellence in new and emerging media. Appropriately, a cutting-edge campaign that put virtual fans in the seats for NBA games, creating a global sensation while driving sales for its sponsor, was proclaimed as the Most Next winner. Chosen from all the winners in the Next … Continue reading “AICP: 2021 Most Next Award goes to FCB”

The Mill: Moves beyond post into strategy and production

Big news out of The Mill’s London headquarters. The global creative production studio, historically known for its legacy in visual effects, is further evolving its offering to incorporate creative strategy and ideation, production, and experiential marketing in addition to its world-class post-production capabilities. CEO Josh Mandel comments, “The expansion of our business offering comes in … Continue reading “The Mill: Moves beyond post into strategy and production”

George Floyd: A look back at the best ads

It was one year ago today that George Floyd was viciously and callously murdered by former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin who held his knee on Floyd’s neck for 8 minutes. For three of those minutes, Floyd was unconscious. His final words of “I can’t breathe” become ignited a global movement demanding racial justice. Since then, a … Continue reading “George Floyd: A look back at the best ads”