DDB Chicago Hires Myra Nussbaum as Senior Vice President, Group Creative Director

By Erik Oster 

DDB Chicago hired Myra Nussbaum as senior vice president, group creative director, tasked with overseeing Mars Wrigley brands while reporting to DDB Chicago CCO John Maxham.

“Myra has many fans in the industry because she knows how to motivate people and bring out their best work,” Maxham said in a statement.

“Our works with Mars Wrigley is some of the most creative and highly awarded in the world for a confectionary brand,” he added. “I wasn’t looking for someone who would just continue that tradition, I wanted someone who could bring it to a whole other level. In Myra, I found that person.”


Nussbaum joins DDB Chicago from FCB Chicago, where she has spent the past seven years serving as senior vice president, creative director, working with brands including Clorox, KFC, Valspar, BMO Harris Bank and Chicago Public Library. Prior to that she spent five years as an associate creative director with Leo Burnett Chicago, following two years as an art director with Digitas.

“I’m delighted to join the legendary creative ranks of DDB,” she said. “The talent at DDB Chicago is firing on all cylinders and ready to take our clients to the next level. I’m psyched to be here with them, making work that people give a damn about.”