Topic: NVA

BBDO New York Builds Its Strategy Team With a New Chief Marketing Officer

Tara DeVeaux returns to the agency

Today BBDO hired Tara DeVeaux as chief marketing officer in its New York headquarters. Director of business development Crystal Rix has also been promoted to chief strategy officer, a newly created…

JWT and Gustavo Martinez Deny Racist, Sexist and Anti-Semitic Claims in New Court Filings

Erin Johnson filed suit 10 months ago

In documents filed this week in Manhattan federal court, former J. Walter Thompson global CEO Gustavo Martinez and his onetime employer formally denied almost every claim made against them in…

Leo Burnett Names Investor and Starcom Vet Andrew Swinand as North American CEO

Agency also acquires 2 new companies

Leo Burnett has hired Publicis Groupe veteran, consultant and venture capitalist Andrew Swinand to serve as its North American chief executive officer. Swinand, who spent more than a decade in leadership…

7 Emerging Conferences Every Advertising Professional Should Know About

Medialink's strategy head shares his top picks

More than ever, today’s marketers are dependent on finding insight and inspiration from the world beyond their businesses to drive innovation and discover new meaning for their customers. While there’s…

How Austin-Based Agency Drumroll Found Its Beat

Exciting customer experiences help brands like Capital One

Specs Who Co-founders Kirk Drummond and Chris Mollo What Ad agency Where Austin, Texas For the past decade, Drumroll of Austin, Texas, has helped clients including Capital One, Microsoft and Sony create engaging campaigns…

Mcgarrybowen Launches Startup Division With Campaign for Alcohol Delivery App Drizly

mbForge will grow new brands

Ad agencies earn the bulk of their revenue from well-established clients with the size and name recognition required to spend millions on marketing in a given year. But an increasing number…

How Jay Z's Producer Engineered a New Role for Himself at an Ad Agency

Young Guru brings his sonic sensibility to The Marketing Arm

At first blush, a résumé highlighting work with Jay Z, Common and Alicia Keys making its way to the top of the pile may seem like an odd move for…

Dentsu's Global Chief Executive to Resign After Overworked Employee Committed Suicide

Japanese officials recommended prosecution

Dentsu chief executive officer Tadashi Ishii announced today that he will resign next month after leading the network for more than five years. His press conference came less than one day…

5 Ways to Make Your Agency a More Interesting Place to Work in 2017

Get a boat. Seriously

As the recruiter of all talent for Wieden + Kennedy Amsterdam, I see our agency through new eyes every day. Each time I welcome candidates, students or groups through our…

Wieden + Kennedy Names New Creative Leadership at Portland Headquarters

Jason Bagley and Eric Baldwin are known for their Old Spice work

This week, Wieden + Kennedy Portland announced a new creative leadership team formed by the return of Jason Bagley, the promotion of Eric Baldwin and the departure of Mark Fitzloff. Bagley…