In a surprising overhaul of its leadership, Saatchi & Saatchi New York has parted with both its CEO Brent Smart and its chief creative officer Jay Benjamin. Both will leave the agency, effective Sept. 1.
Javier Campopiano, chief creative officer of FCB Garfinkel in New York, is returning to Saatchi & Saatchi as CCO of its Latin American operations as well as the agency’s multicultural unit, Conill, Saatchi confirmed.
The New York office of Draftfcb has named new chief creative officer: Javier Campopiano, who most recently was regional creative director of Draftfcb Latin America. Campopiano, who starts Feb. 4, will partner with Debra Coughlin, global CMO at the Interpublic Group shop, who becomes interim managing director while the agency continues to search for an exec to fill the post.