Absolute Editor Exits For New Agency

From our Revolving Door:

Andrew Essex has been named editorial creative director/SVP at Droga5. He had been editor-in-chief at Absolute since 2005. (mb)

Essex had been an executive editor at Details. Droga5 is a new advertising/marketing agency in the process of being launched by David Droga, the former worldwide creative director of the Publicis Groupe. Droga 5 is backed by Publicis.

UPDATE: More info on Essex’s exodus can be found here and here.