Seth Solomons, a top executive at digital shop R/GA, has left the agency after 20 months. Solomons joined R/GA in November 2013 as a managing director in New York and global chief client services officer, and became U.S. president just last month, according to his LinkedIn profile.
Randy Weisenburger, the well-regarded CFO at Omnicom Group for the past 16 years, is leaving the holding company to go back to his Wall Street roots. He'll be replaced by Philip Angelastro, Omnicom’s svp of finance and controller who has been in that job since 2002.
Gwyn Jones has unexpectedly stepped down as CEO of Bartle Bogle Hegarty, two years after Publicis Groupe took full control of the London-based agency.
The Jeff Benjamin era at JWT is over, just 2 1/2 years after it began. Benjamin, a top creative leader at Crispin Porter + Bogusky who ventured in the world of big agencies as JWT's North American chief creative officer, is leaving to start his own agency.
Laurie Coots, the tireless TBWA veteran that epitomized the phrase, "Chiat/Day and Night," is leaving the agency world after 29 years at TBWA and the old Chiat/Day. Coots has a lot of plans—including business consulting, working with former Procter & Gamble marketing chief Jim Stengel and editing a documentary—but no desire to take another agency job.