Independent global network Project has acquired a new agency, Wondersauce. The New York-based agency will round out the group's agency roster to 14 total shops.
Project: WorldWide staffers received a late holiday gift this year when they returned to work and were given unlimited paid vacation time. The independent employee-owned network of 12 agencies is moving from the more traditional policy of accruing vacation days for personal time off, to flexible time off where there is now no limit.
In the late 1960s, arguably the heyday of our industry, advertising icon David Ogilvy wrote a five-point memo to his office managers worldwide, noting "the characteristics which suggest to [him] that a person has the potential for rapid promotion." They were: The person is ambi
Pitch has reached into the Torrance, Calif. office of Saatchi & Saatchi to fill its top strategy role. Sara Bamossy is the shop's new chief strategy officer, filling a vacancy left last year by the exit of Sandip Vadher to Draftfcb.
In its acquisition of Pitch, niche holding company Project: WorldWide gets another small agency but one that works on big brands.
Kohl Norville believes the best branded content is participatory—whether it's a concert or surprise event—and in his new role as content director for Motive he aims to find new ways for people to enjoy brands.
Meet Argonaut, the latest San Francisco agency to be launched by alumni of Goodby, Silverstein & Partners. The shop, which opens this week, is led by chief creative officers Rick Condos and Hunter Hindman and president Jordan Warren. Condos and Hindman were most recently executive creative directors at Goodby.