BBDO global chief creative officer David Lubars recently told Adweek the agency world has an "an unhealthy obsession" with awards. But even the most cursory glance around the industry will tell you awards shows are here to stay.
After just 15 months, Wieden + Kennedy's Colleen DeCourcy has earned her "horns." DeCourcy, the global co-executive creative director at the agency, is now also a partner, joining a select group of 11 that includes co-founder Dan Wieden, president Dave Luhr and Susan Hoffman, ecd of the Portland, Ore. headquarters.
Wieden + Kennedy is preparing the next generation of management with a new global executive team. Colleen DeCourcy, the founder, chief creative officer and CEO of social media firm Socialistic, has been named global co-executive creative director.