This week, DDB named Catherine Locker to serve as its North American chief of staff, a newly created position. She began the role on Monday.
DDB announced today it has hired Ari Weiss as its first chief creative officer of North America, effective Feb. 1, 2017.
"We want to create a visual representation for Secretary Clinton that is equally as compelling, interesting, exciting and inviting as Obama's mark was eight years ago."
On Monday, the first day of Advertising Week 2016, McDonald's chief marketing officer Deborah Wahl and DDB North America CEO Wendy Clark made it clear that they don't see Omnicom's unnamed, dedicated Chicago unit as an anomaly.
Depressing. Damaging. Nonsense. Dead wrong. These are just a few of the many terms being used to describe Saatchi & Saatchi chairman Kevin Roberts' recent comments on women in advertising, and the chorus of angry voices is likely to continue growing.
I finally watched the Steve Jobs movie the other night and truly pondered his genius and the impact he made on the world. When I broke into the business, we used electric typewriters that had the ability to erase a single letter. Times have indeed changed.
The Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity can be sensory (and scheduling) overload, whether you're a first-time attendee or a Palais pro. With so many options for things to do, […]
Hollywood A-listers always draw the biggest crowds at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, and this year's event will be even more celebrity packed as the festival adds a new category of entertainment-based programming.
Unlike 4A's conferences in recent memory, soul-searching was the underlying theme in Miami this year—mostly the result of the fallout from the case against former J. Walter Thompson CEO Gustavo Martinez over alleged sexism and racism. Panel sessions and keynotes hit on the lack of diversity (and, to a lesser degree, transparency) in the ad business.