Durk Barnhill

Ron Bess Exits Havas Worldwide

Add Ron Bess to the (growing) list of leaders exiting agencies in the past six weeks.

Once Again, Saatchi Changes CEOs in New York

Saatchi & Saatchi is changing CEOs in New York again, after just 14 months.CEO Durk Barnhill is being replaced by Brent Smart, a worldwide managing director on General Mills, a key agency account.

Losing Talent Is What Keeps These CEOs Awake at Night

Asked today to identify the No. 1 threat to their businesses, the leaders of agencies and new technology companies differed a bit in their responses but overlapped on the issue of talent.

Taxi N.Y. Finds a New President

The New York office of Taxi has filled its president's post.Assuming the role is David Jenkins, who most recently was chief integration officer at Kirshenbaum Bond Senecal + Partners in New York. He joined Kirshenbaum nearly four years ago after a stint at McCann Erickson.

Top Planner Aboard, Taxi Still Seeks President

One down, one to go. The New York office of Taxi has found a new planning chief in Frank Sanni, but still needs to fill its president’s post.

Roberts Installs New CEO at Saatchi N.Y.

The New York office of Saatchi & Saatchi is getting a new CEO.Durk Barnhill, president of Taxi, New York, replaces Mary Baglivo, who has held the role since October 2004. Barnhill, 46, starts in September and will report to worldwide CEO Kevin Roberts.