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”

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”

Uber donates 10 million rides for vaccine shots

According to Uber, 45% of Americans lack public transportation access. Consequently, Uber is partnering with PayPal and Walgreens to create the Vaccine Access Fund to help Americans get to their vaccine appointments. Titled “Vaccinate the Block,” the campaign developed by R/GA is asking the public to help Uber’s efforts to drive people across America to their vaccine appointments. … Continue reading “Uber donates 10 million rides for vaccine shots”

The Immortal Awards announces first jurors

The first jurors for this year’s Immortal Awards have been revealed, as the competition expands into a number of local markets around the world for 2021.  An initial 36 jurors have been announced from all over the world. This year sees the introduction of 12 local juries fighting for the best work from their market. The work … Continue reading “The Immortal Awards announces first jurors”

AICP names Curatorial Committees for 2021 show

AICP has announced its lineups for the Curatorial Committees for the 2021 AICP Show and the 2021 AICP Post Awards as well as the lineup of Jury Presidents and Curators for the AICP Next Awards. Comprised of industry experts from all aspects and disciplines involved in creating brand content in the moving image, these three … Continue reading “AICP names Curatorial Committees for 2021 show”

One Club calls on industry to sign paid internship pledge

The One Club for Creativity has advanced its commitment to creative activism by urging agencies, brands, ad schools and other organizations around the world to step up and help support workplace equity in the industry by signing its new Paid Internship Pledge. The initiative launches with a number of founding signees already on board: Cartwright, COLLINS, The Community, Design Army, Edelman, FCB Worldwide, Goodby … Continue reading “One Club calls on industry to sign paid internship pledge”

Cannes Lions announces 2021 Shortlist Jury

Cannes Lions has announced its jury line-up of global experts selected to shortlist world-class creative work and benchmark excellence this June.  The Lion-winning work will be announced, awarded and celebrated during Cannes Lions Live, a fully digital experience, running from 21-25 June 2021, which all LIONS members will receive complimentary access to.   The Cannes Lions … Continue reading “Cannes Lions announces 2021 Shortlist Jury”

AICP to give out awards for just being you

It’s as if Oprah Winfrey were hosting the AICP Next Awards. “You deserve an award.” You deserve an award, too!” You over, you get an award!” Why the award craziness? Blame 2020. You know the year that shall not be mentioned? Amidst the challenges of the year of the pandemic, getting any creative work made … Continue reading “AICP to give out awards for just being you”