Former FCB Chicago creative team joins John McNeil Studio

Creative & strategic brand firm John McNeil Studio has announced two new additions to its world class creative department – Associate Creative Directors Justin Miller and Mike Pearson. Both formerly of FCB Chicago, Miller and Pearson are longtime collaborators whose experience across a variety of sectors will help JMS broaden its approach, foster collaboration across … Continue reading “Former FCB Chicago creative team joins John McNeil Studio”

FCB announces global leadership moves

FCB today announced the promotions of Bella Patel to Global Chief Talent Officer and Mark Jungwirth to Global Chief Financial Officer. Bella and Mark have both been with the agency in North America for more than a decade and take on their roles as part of the agency’s succession plan that saw former chief talent … Continue reading “FCB announces global leadership moves”

FCB New York elevates Nigel Jones and Vita Harris

FCB has announced the elevation of its top two global strategic leaders: Nigel Jones and Vita Harris. Nigel moves up from day-to-day operations to take on the chairperson role for FCB, where he will partner with FCB’s global leadership team on special projects. For Vita, the network is elevating the role and responsibilities of global … Continue reading “FCB New York elevates Nigel Jones and Vita Harris”

FCB names Jordan Doucette CCO at FCB West 

FCB has announced the appointment of Jordan Doucette as Chief Creative Officer of FCB West, the network’s nimble, boutique creative agency in San Francisco. In partnership with FCB West President and Chief Strategy Officer Simon White, Doucette will lead creative vision for FCB West’s client portfolio that includes Levi’s, Clorox and Ghirardelli, as well as HOKA … Continue reading “FCB names Jordan Doucette CCO at FCB West “

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”

Cannes Lions: FCB nearly doubles Grand Prix wins

Having won three Grands Prix earlier in the week at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, FCB added two more. FCB Inferno’s “Raising Profiles,” on behalf of The Big Issue & LinkedIn, took home the Grand Prix in Creative eCommerce – Market Disruption, while AREA 23, an FCB Health Network company’s “Sick Beats,” on … Continue reading “Cannes Lions: FCB nearly doubles Grand Prix wins”

Cannes Lions: FCB off to best start ever with 21 Lions

Congratulations to our friends at FCB. The agency is off to its best-ever start during the first day of the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, taking home 21 Lions. FCB Health Network was crowned “Healthcare Network of the Year” with its AREA 23 unit receiving the prestigious “Healthcare Agency of the Year” honour and … Continue reading “Cannes Lions: FCB off to best start ever with 21 Lions”

Cannes Lions: FCB’s Punishing Signal dominates

FCB Group India’s globally acclaimed campaign the ‘Punishing Signal for the Mumbai Police, has won five Lions, including the Gold Lion on day one of the prestigious Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity 2021.  With the core focus on Purpose, Innovation, and Tech, the Punishing Signal has been awarded a Gold Lion and a Silver … Continue reading “Cannes Lions: FCB’s Punishing Signal dominates”

ADC Awards: Spotify, FCB, Goodby lead noms

The One Club for Creativity announced entries from 37 countries that have been selected by its juries of top global creative leaders as finalists for the historic ADC 100th Annual Awards. All finalists will receive a Gold, Silver, Bronze Cube or Merit at this year’s ADC 100th Annual Awards, to be announced on June 9th during the online Creative Week … Continue reading “ADC Awards: Spotify, FCB, Goodby lead noms”

Josh Hurley, former Deutsch, FCB Creative passes

Sad news from the west coast. Los Angeles-based CNVYR Chief Creative Officer and Partner, Josh Hurley, passed away suddenly Sunday night in Michigan. No cause of death was given as an investigation is ongoing. Josh was 39. Most recently, Josh was in the news for partnering with former Deutsch LA CD, Travis Swingler to launch creative/tech shop CNVYR last … Continue reading “Josh Hurley, former Deutsch, FCB Creative passes”

FCB appoints Laura Wimer as ECD

FCB, New York has brought on award-winning creative, Laura Wimer, as Executive Creative Director. She joins the agency off a 5-year run at Mekanism San Francisco, most recently as ECD. Laura will serve as creative lead on Lincoln Financial Group and GSK’s smoker health business initially and will also play an active role in helping … Continue reading “FCB appoints Laura Wimer as ECD”

FCB and FDA launch next iteration of “Little Lungs”

FCB New York and FDA’s Center for Tobacco Products today announced that they have launched the next installment of “Little Lungs,” an effective smoking prevention campaign for teens that portrays a set of lungs stunted by teenage smoking. This time with a celebrity twist, the digital campaign includes a series of videos featuring host of America’s … Continue reading “FCB and FDA launch next iteration of “Little Lungs””

Kathleen Wille leaves FCB for VMLY&R Seattle

VMLY&R West is rapidly expanding its presence in the region, including two key recent creative hires: Executive Creative Director Glen Scott and Group Creative Director Kathleen Wille.   Scott will take on a new role as lead creative for VMLY&R West, based in Seattle, Wash. In this new role, Scott will work across key clients, including Intel, Microsoft, … Continue reading “Kathleen Wille leaves FCB for VMLY&R Seattle”

FCB/Six appointed CRM AOR by BMW

FCB announced today that its creative data marketing agency, FCB/SIX, has been appointed CRM Agency of Record by BMW in both the United States and Canada, two significant wins for the network. BMW’s U.S. business will be led out of FCB/SIX New York, while FCB/SIX Toronto will lead the Canadian business. As CRM Agency of … Continue reading “FCB/Six appointed CRM AOR by BMW”

FCB names Michael Aimette NY Co-Chief Creative Officer

Michael Aimette has joined FCB’s New York office as co-chief creative officer. He joins current co-CCO Gabriel Schmitt who was promoted to the role earlier this year. Together with Gabriel, he’ll work across the agency’s entire portfolio, which includes overseeing new work for AB InBev, launches for GSK’s Centrum and Lincoln Financial, as well as new … Continue reading “FCB names Michael Aimette NY Co-Chief Creative Officer”

FCB teams up with FDA to show the cost of vaping

FCB and FDA show just how far vaping teens would go to keep their habit going in the newest evolution of ‘The Real Cost’ youth tobacco prevention campaign with a new creative launch titled ‘Addiction Isn’t Pretty’. Teaming up with award-winning documentary filmmaker Katina Mercadante, the FCB New York campaign displays real-life situations surrounding teens … Continue reading “FCB teams up with FDA to show the cost of vaping”

FCB introduces Yoonjung Crosby as Chief Talent Officer

FCB today announced that Yoonjung “Yoonie” Crosby has joined the New York office as Chief Talent Officer and will oversee all initiatives regarding people and culture. Crosby will be responsible for designing and building programs that allow for the attraction, retention and development of standout talent, as FCB NY continues its growth streak in 2020. … Continue reading “FCB introduces Yoonjung Crosby as Chief Talent Officer”

FCB and Out Leadership release workplace research

Out Leadership, the premier global network for LGBTQ+ business leaders and companies, today launches AllyUp: Ally is a Verb. This first-of-its-kind research study was completed over the past 18 months in collaboration with Out Leadership member ad agency FCB with support from Ernst & Young LLP (EY). The launch is a core component of Out Leadership’s … Continue reading “FCB and Out Leadership release workplace research”

FCB is looking for creatives in quarantine

Need new creative? Who you gonna call? FCB seems to have the answer for this as the agency has set out to engage creatives across the United States in quarantine looking for work through a freelance-type program. Named after the agency’s mantra, “Never Finished,” the agency says, the program is “open to anyone who has the equipment … Continue reading “FCB is looking for creatives in quarantine”

Former FCB North American partner Halper opens Sauce

For over two decades Ari Halper has worked at some of the world’s most awarded creative agencies and had rightfully earned the industry’s top recognition. His work has captured the world’s attention and share of wallet for clients like Burger King, Canon, E*TRADE and States United to Prevent Gun Violence. The lauded and respected creative … Continue reading “Former FCB North American partner Halper opens Sauce”