Rob Reilly, the worldwide Crispin Porter + Bogusky chief creative officer who exited last month, has signed on as global creative chairman of McCann Worldgroup.
Gary Pascoe has been named chief creative officer, North America, at Chevrolet agency Commonwealth. Pascoe joins the McCann Worldgroup unit from JWT/Team Detroit where he was executive creative director, executive vp.
Sources now estimate that 25 to 30 staffers lost their jobs in Thursday’s round of layoffs at McCann Erickson New York.
McCann Erickson's new business dry spell is taking a toll. Today, the Interpublic Group shop is expected to lay off a significant number of employees at its New York headquarters. Sources described the cut as "massive" and "sizeable." Another source, however, pegged the reduction at about 4 percent. The office employs between 450 and 500 staffers.