DDB announced today it has hired Ari Weiss as its first chief creative officer of North America, effective Feb. 1, 2017.
Fallon Worldwide is expanding its management team with two young, digitally savvy hires—Mandana Mellano is now chief media officer, and Matt Benka is director of digital.
Saatchi & Saatchi New York has tapped Andrea Diquez to be president, adding another woman to its executive leadership team. She joins recent hires Carol Miller-Repetto (COO for the shop's P&G business), Jessica Hendrix (president of Saatchi & Saatchi X USA) and Julie Michael (president of Team One).
Havas Worldwide global CEO Andrew Benett's vision for the Havas network in the next five years has a great deal to do with bringing Havas shops from around the world closer together to continuously push boundaries and deliver results for clients.
Reddit's ad team has a new leader as the "Front Page of the Internet" forges ahead with a mobile and marketing push. The company hired Zubair Jandali from Google, who started this month as Reddit's first vp of sales.
Pinterest has a new advocate, David Rubin, who was a vp at Unilever in charge of marketing hair care products. At Pinterest, he's the new head of brand, working with users and businesses to encourage more activity on the platform. Rubin is known for developing digital and social campaigns for brands like Axe at Unilever, where he had worked since 1999.