CHICAGO Independent agency Ten United has added two executives to lead its Pittsburgh office. Steve Swanson will oversee day-to-day operations as executive director, while Jason Bergeron has been named creative director.
Both will report to Bill Binstock, CEO of Ten United.
"I'm truly thrilled to bring these gentlemen into our agency," Binstock said in a statement. "Their energy and breadth of experience will foster significant growth in our Pittsburgh office and TenUnited as a whole."
As executive director, Swanson will oversee all client activities, develop new business and serve on the shop's executive committee. Swanson has served as a managing partner at Havas' Arnold and as an evp at McClain Finlon.
Bergeron was previously executive creative director at independent agency GSW Worldwide in Columbus, Ohio, and creative director at Doner in Southfield, Mich. He has done work for clients such as Serta, Kibbles 'n' Bits, DuPont and Six Flags.
Ten United has offices in Columbus, Pittsburgh and Orlando, Fla. The shop's clients include Airborne, Donatos Pizza, International Delight creamers and Pert Plus.