Just weeks after DDB Worldwide announced its global CCO Ari Weiss was leaving to start his own agency, DDB has picked up a lauded creative, naming Chaka Sobhani as president and international CCO at DDB Worldwide.
Sobhani was most recently global CCO at Leo Burnett, based in London. At DDB, Sobhani will report to Alex Lubar, DDB Worldwide global CEO, working with the DDB global leadership team to help build on its creative legacy.
Adweek has learned that Sobhani will remain with Leo Burnett for the next six months.
Lubar called Sobhani a true leader who inspires and deeply understands the people and clients she works with.