Topic: Hires

Here's Why Agencies Are Hiring Top Execs at Such a Blistering Pace

Hungry for modern talent, growth and fresh ideas

Even in an industry increasingly defined by change, advertising agencies this year are making high-level moves at a blistering pace.  In the first six weeks of 2015, some 14 shops have…

Venables Bell & Partners Hires New Head of Strategy

Michael Davidson joins from Goodby

Venables Bell & Partners has hired veteran planner Michael Davidson to run its strategy department. Davidson joins Venables after six years at Omnicom's Goodby Silverstein & Partners, where he worked on…

Kirshenbaum Adds Executive Creative Director to Lead BMW

Paul Renner to take wheel of agency's auto creative

Kirshenbaum Bond Senecal + Partners has hired industry veteran Paul Renner as an executive creative director to lead work on the agency's marquee BMW account. “The business has grown significantly since…

Social Agency Cherry-picks Ogilvy, Dachis Group

We Are Social attracts shop talent as ads boom

The rise of social media ad spend should make for some interesting moves in the digital marketing talent ecosystem during the coming months. We Are Social seems to be getting out…

NBCU Ad Sales Picture Crystallizes

Yaccarino firms up her executive staff with promotions, new hires

Nearly two months after Linda Yaccarino became the head of advertising sales at NBCUniversal’s broadcast and cable networks units, the org chart is coming into focus. The company announced today that…