Mike Hughes

Martin Agency (Again) Taps Insider for Top Role

Another insider has jumped up to assume a leadership role at The Martin Agency.

Martin Agency Fills CCO Role From Within

The Martin Agency found its new creative chief right under its nose.Joe Alexander, an executive creative director who has steered the 100-person creative department since chief creative officer John Norman left in June, is the new CCO, president Mike Hughes told agency staffers today.

Martin Agency Turns to Alexander to Lead Creative (Updated)

With creative chief John Norman exiting The Martin Agency, agency president Mike Hughes has named Norman’s No. 2, Joe Alexander, to lead the creative department—at least for now.

Advertising Leaders Reflect on Jobs’ Legacy

Ad industry leaders reacted quickly and passionately today to the passing of Steve Jobs, whom they described in personal terms—almost as if they had lost a friend.Most, however, had never worked with him. Still, they felt they knew him from the exceptional aesthetics of his products to his peerless ability to defy convention and embrace the power of marketing.