Eric Hirshberg

The Path From Madison Avenue to Corporate CEO

Since 2010, Eric Hirshberg has been CEO of one of the giants of the video game industry, Santa Monica, Calif.-based Activision Publishing. But everything he needed to know about how to succeed running the place—home to time sucks like Call of Duty and Angry Birds—he learned in the top ranks of Madison Avenue.

Deutsch LA Creative Chief Hunter Exits

Mark Hunter, the chief creative officer at Deutsch LA, is out at the agency he joined in January 2011, sources have confirmed. Deutsch executives could not be reached for comment and it’s not clear how quickly the agency will replace him.