Chris Macdonald has been promoted to president of McCann North America, reflecting his role in the agency's recent wave of new business wins since the Brit moved to the U.S. as president of its flagship office in 2013.
Kelly Johnson has been promoted to president at twofifteenmccann, San Francisco, a new role at the McCann Worldgroup agency following a recent surge in new business.
When it comes to snacking, let's be honest. No one really wants to share. If you quibble with that, you're either lying or you're nicer than most people. But sometimes you're stuck in the awkward position of having to say no when someone asks if they can just have a bite. Rather than deal with that awkward moment, the protagonists (or are they antagonists?) of two new McCann Colombia ads for snack company Bimbo cooked up some rather cruel ways of avoiding such interactions.
Bill Kolb, the McCann Worldgroup rising star who has been overseeing all of the company's General Motors' business, has been promoted to president, diversified agencies, a new role where he'll take responsibility for driving key areas including data, analyt
The U.S. Army has extended McCann Worldgroup's contract for recruitment advertising services through September 2017, nearly a year and a half past its original expiration date.
Interpublic is creating a new agency group led by McCann Worldgroup and IPG Mediabrands to work for LATAM Airlines, which is now the largest airline group in Latin America after the consolidation of the LAN and TAM airlines.
McCann Worldgroup is promoting Nannette LaFond-Dufour, the lead on the company's L'Oreal business, to chief client officer.
JWT CEO Gustavo Martinez continues to build his senior management team, adding Lyle Tick as global chief growth officer, a new position at the WPP Group agency.
Specs Who: Rob Reilly New gig: Global creative chairman, McCann Worldgroup Old gig: Worldwide chief creative officer, Crispin Porter + Bogusky Age: 45
The U.S. Army's account is up for grabs again, a few years after McCann Worldgroup retained the business in April 2011 in a hard-fought battle.