Washington’s Lottery is in the final stages of a review, with a successful bidder expected to be announced Aug. 15 and begin work on Nov. 8, a state rep confirmed. The Washington State Lottery spends $12 million a year on the contract, an amount that includes both media and marketing services.
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DDB, three weeks after filling its top creative role on McDonald's in the U.S., has found a new chief creative officer for its Chicago office.
Cole & Weber United has hired a new fourth partner. Elizabeth Rowny will assume the role of managing director, overseeing client services. She joins the WPP Group shop after four years at TBWA\Chiat\Day, New York, where she led a key global account: GlaxoSmithKline, which includes anti-smoking brand Nicorette and Aquafresh toothpaste.
Hill Holliday is going back to school, 21st century style. The Interpublic Group shop has landed the creative and media business of Capella University, a school that exists solely online and therefore competes with the likes of the University of Phoenix.