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Erik Oster is a staff writer for Adweek, where he covers creative, media and strategy agencies. He is a frequent writer for Adweek's AgencySpy blog.
Kris McDermott joins the agency from San Francisco software company Atlassian as director of technology, while Jim Issa arrives from BBDO Atlanta as director of production for 22squared's full-service, in-house production studio.
Innocean hired Kimberly Bates to lead its strategic hub as senior vice president, strategic planning.
Clever has leveraged its network of more than 5,000 influencers for brands including Bob's Red Mill, Clif Bar and Lenovo.