We’ve received confirmation that Isabel Schuler is leaving Deutsch New York after seven years of service to join up with DDB Chicago. From what we’ve been told, Schuler, who has spent the last two-and-a-half years as VP, associate director, business development at Deutsch, has been wanting to the head to the Windy City since it’s her home turf and she’ll be closer to family. The Deutsch NY camp says, “We are sad to see her go, DDB is lucky to have her.” We’re checking with DDB Chi to find out Schuler’s official title and start date. Update Sources familiar with the matter confirm that Schuler will be joining DDB’s Chicago office as VP, director of business development.
Update 2: Well, that didn’t take long. The DDB Chicago camp has rolled out the official announce for Schuler’s arrival, saying she will officially assume her post on July 18. In a statement, DDB Chi president/CEO Peter McGuinness says, “Isabel is a breath of fresh air. She loves this crazy business, has great experience and great results to boot. She’s a good fit for the evolving DDB Chicago office.”