Topic: David Lubars

How Agencies Are Cracking Down on Creatives Who Post Unapproved Ads

Playing with brand equity is hazardous to your career

Call it friendly fire. An agency art director posts an unsanctioned version of a TV ad for a client on his personal website to enhance his portfolio. It was the…

BBDO Leaders Reflect on a Decade at the Top

Andrew Robertson and David Lubars on partnership, change—and that merger

As wooing goes, Andrew Robertson’s efforts to seal the deal with David Lubars was not particularly auspicious. In 2004, the newly named BBDO global chief stepped up his efforts to…

New Head of Ogilvy New York Will 'Aggressively' Invest in Digital

Lou Aversano seeks influence rather than control

Specs Name Lou Aversano Age 47 New gig Chief executive officer, Ogilvy & Mather, New York Old gig Chief operating officer, Ogilvy & Mather, New York   Photo: Alfred Maskeroni So how did you get into advertising? My dad…

Cannes Memories and Predictions From 10 of the World's Top Creatives

Tales from the Croisette

• David Lubars Worldwide chief creative officer, North American chairman, BBDO Favorite ad ever in Cannes: BMW Films, but not because I was one of its creators. I like it because it broke…

BBDO Is Pitching Like Crazy in the Next 4 Weeks

Chases big brands that collectively spend $415M in media

In the finals of four big reviews, BBDO has a shot at adding about $25 million to its revenue line if it runs the table—or getting burned out trying. The…

Greg Hahn Rises to Creative Chief at BBDO N.Y.

Lubars once again taps an insider for the role

As he did previously, David Lubars, BBBO's North American chairman and chief creative officer, found his New York creative chief internally. Greg Hahn, an executive creative director in the New York…

BBDO Brass Talk Creating Fame for Brands

Robertson and Lubars on creativity and clients

CANNES, France—Fresh off a panel comparing admen to some of history’s great artists, Andrew Robertson, president and CEO of BBDO Worldwide, and David Lubars, chief creative officer of BBDO North…

BBDO Again Tops 'Big Won' Awards Tally

Ogilvy ranks second among big shops

BBDO has again won accolades as the most-awarded industry network last year, according to the Directory Big Won rankings assembled annually by Patrick Collister, the former executive creative director of…