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Expat Leads GQP In Beijing

As APAC regional director of Godfrey Q and Partners' new Beijing office, Scott Silverman will have to put his love of college football on hold a bit longer. But that,…

January 30, 2006, 12:00 AM EST

Sedgwick Rd. Adds Creative Talent

LOS ANGELES Sedgwick Rd. has expanded its creative department with the hiring of art director Lauren Weinblatt and copywriter Joel Gryniewski, an agency representative said.According to the rep, the addition…

January 19, 2006, 12:00 AM EST

Horizon Names Hartman Western VP

LOS ANGELES Independent Horizon Media has tapped Cole Hartman to fill the role of Western region vice president, business development, the agency said.Based in Horizon's Los Angeles office, Hartman, 33,…

January 18, 2006, 12:00 AM EST

DDB 'Remembers Segregation' for MLK

LOS ANGELES A provocative campaign by Omnicom Group's DDB Seattle urges community members to honor the life and achievements of civil rights activist Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.—and realize that…

January 16, 2006, 12:00 AM EST

RealAge Teams With Mass Merchants

LOS ANGELES Health- and lifestyle-media company RealAge this Saturday partners with Wal-Mart and Unilever to motivate consumers to start feeling better and living healthier lives in 2006, a company representative…

January 13, 2006, 12:00 AM EST

Y&R Returns Hilton to TV

LOS ANGELES A massive "re-ignition" campaign on behalf of Hilton Hotels by WPP Group's Y&R aims to convey the chain's enhanced physical and emotional amenities, a brand representative said. Work…

January 12, 2006, 12:00 AM EST

AAA Group Nears Agency Decision

LOS ANGELES The AAA of Northern California, Nevada and Utah's eight-week search for an agency to "cover the entire marketing gamut" could conclude as soon as this week, a representative…

January 11, 2006, 12:00 AM EST

NYCA Resigns Itself to Mega Jobs

LOS ANGELES A "cheeky" campaign by independent NYCA aims to connect job seekers with potential employers during the San Diego Union-Tribune's bi-annual Mega Jobs Week, the agency said.The effort is…

January 10, 2006, 12:00 AM EST

John Boiler On The Spot

After 11 years at Wieden + Kennedy—including five at its shop in Amsterdam, which he co-founded—creative director John Boiler swapped his wooden shoes for a surfboard and headed to California…

January 9, 2006, 12:00 AM EST

McCann Thinks Local for Global Microsoft

LOS ANGELES A new phase of Microsoft's "Realizing potential" campaign by Interpublic Group's McCann Erickson launched Sunday, according to the Seattle-based technology corporation.Like the previous "Potential" work, which appeared in…

January 9, 2006, 12:00 AM EST