– Nearly three years after replacing Randy Browning as CEO of Publicis
West Seattle, Mark Cadman is heading to the East Coast to serve as EVP, managing director on the AT&T biz at BBDO, which he is expected to join in early March. In his new role, Cadman will be tasked with managing the account across BBDO offices in Atlanta, New York and San Francisco.
-R/GA is behind the development/design of a new, “responsive” website for L’Oreal Paris. link
-Just weeks after taking over for Stephen Goldblatt as ECD at EVB, Steve Babcock is bolstering the agency’s new Boulder office by welcoming in fellow CP+B alums, David Gonsalves and Rich Ford (whom you might recognize from projects like this), as creative directors.
-Former Leo Burnett Chicago account director Nick Prihoda is taking on a similar role at Indianapolis-based Young & Laramore, where he is now in charge of handling the Brizo Faucets account, in addition to Goodwill Retail Stores and Founders Brewery.
-If you care what the staffers at NYC-based, Publicis Groupe-owned digital agency Rokkan’s favorite curse words are, here you go (above). It’s the first installment in the agency’s new “Ask the ROKKANites Anything” series. By the way, is the guy at the beginning uttering the other F-word? Yeesh. (Update: Bryan Le, said guy in video has already commented below, but the Rokkan camp tells us, “The piece was a fun thing that everyone got a kick out of. It’s been up on YouTube, Vimeo, and Facebook since last week and folks have shared that same lighthearted and playful sentiment that we had in making it.” They add, “..We would never allow someone to use such an offensive word in a piece like that, or anywhere else our office environment for that matter.”
-In today’s gospel from Sir Martin Sorrell, Twitter is “a PR medium,” not an advertising one. link