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DDB North America Names Its First Chief Creative Officer

DDB announced today it has hired Ari Weiss as its first chief creative officer of North America, effective Feb. 1, 2017.

A King Escapes Drudgery of His Throne Thanks to PlayStation in New Epic From BBH

My kingdom for a console! A bored medieval monarch abdicates his throne—well, he vanishes, at any rate—to find fantastical fulfillment in the larger-than-life world of Sony PlayStation 4 in this rollicking two-minute brand film from BBH New York.

4 Ways to Redefine the Global Agency, When Simply Being Global Is No Longer Enough

Once upon a time, global agency networks were created to help brands achieve their ambition of global expansion. Set up an office in a new country and sell your clients' products to new people; it was that easy.

Ad of the Day: BBH Gets Nostalgic for Macy’s in Salute to the Thanksgiving Day Parade

Like most of its brick-and-mortar brethren, Macy's has struggled to keep pace in the era of e-commerce, suffering sales slumps that have forced the iconic chain to shutter many of its stores. And the year-end gifting season, which traditionally has given retailers a boost, was a huge bust for

BBH Made a Onesie That Explains the Steps of Baby CPR Right on the Front

A star is born! The infant in this BBH London campaign for first aid awareness group St. John Ambulance is quite the thespian. Little Lucy turns in a powerful performance, plugging the availability—today only, Oct. 13—of a free babygrow (a kind of stretchy onesie) at select Tesco stores throughout the U.K.

Seamless Is Back With More Witty Poster Ads That New Yorkers Are Going to Love

When you've lived in New York City for a while, you develop a certain impatience for, well, a lot of things. Selfie sticks, slow-walking people, Times Square, slow-walking people in Times Square, subway delays and closures, hour-long waits for brunch. The list goes on. At the center of all the pain and annoyance is one guiding light—food delivery service Seamless. It's a staple to many New Yorkers, and the brand's latest ads from BBH New York aim to show just how important it is to the city—and how much it understands your New York-related struggles. 

3 Agency Interns Have a Plan to Get More Women Into Google’s Image Results for ‘CEO’

Search for "CEO" on Google Images, and you'll find only a handful of the first 100 results include female faces. Of those, one is a stock photo and another is ... CEO Barbie. A 2015 study by CNNMoney found that 14.2 percent of leadership positions in the S&P 500 are held by women, and according to nonprofit Catalyst, only 4 percent of top companies are currently led by female chief executives. To help change Google's own male-dominated portrayal of CEOs, three aspiring agency professionals working their way through BBH's internship program, The Barn, want to change that fact with the help of some strategic SEO magic.

Ad of the Day: 9.58 Seconds Lasts a Lifetime in Usain Bolt’s New Ad for Virgin Media

Virgin Media proves that 9.58 seconds can stretch on indefinitely in a campaign from BBH London that focuses on iconic sprinter Usain Bolt ahead of next month's Olympic Games in Rio.

BBH Says a Single Cannes Lion Could Feed 33 Starving Children Instead of Your Ego

It's an ill-kept secret that advertising award shows are, in many ways, boondoggles.

Newell Shifts Creative Assignments From BBH to JWT for Some of Its Best-Known Brands

Newell Brands is moving global creative work for some of its most visible consumer brands from BBH New York to J. Walter Thompson New York, sources said.