This Friday is closing out with announcements of new leadership and personnel changes at agencies everywhere.
88Rising brought on Mike Chuthakieo as chief revenue officer. Chuthakieo will lead the direction and execution of global brand partnership strategy for the agency.
Article Group named Yvonne Cheng as its new chief creative officer. Cheng joins from her previous role as head of creative development, global business marketing at TikTok.
Blue Table Post
Color artist Vincent Taylor joins Blue Table Post, a creative collective. Taylor will kick off his first project via the collective, an indie drama “Park Avenue” from director Gaby Dellal, soon.
Zoe Mitchell was hired as chief growth officer at Buttermilk. In this newly created role, Mitchell will work to drive global expansion of the business and build its reputation.
CG Life named David Ormesher as CEO. Ormesher brings more than 35 years of experience in agency leadership, and recently served as lead independent director of CG Life’s board.
Founders promoted Katie Reid and Kristin Mizuchima to creative directors. The duo has launched campaigns and activations for Lipton Hard Iced Tea, Netflix’s The Witcher, Hornitos Tequila and Snapchat.
House 337 named Lucy Freedman as its first head of new business and marketing. Freedman will work with leaders across the agency to bring a more interdisciplinary approach to growth strategy.
Human named Paige Epsky as an account director. Epsky brings more than 10 years of experience working with clients at advertising agencies.
ITV Creative named Tatiana Jezierski as its new head of creative strategy. Jazierski will lead strategy for the agency and work with the executive creative director to ensure all output is ambitious, innovative and cohesive.
Journey Further welcomed Caitlin Halpert in a business development role. The third member of the marketing team, Halpert is joined by svp, global head of marketing Linda Warnock and vp paid media Michelle Argan.
Thuan Tran signed to missing pieces for U.S. commercial representation. Tran has directed spots for industry leading clients like Adidas, Asics, NBA and Nike.
Ogilvy Paris welcomed creative directors Yann-Gael Cobigo and Thibault Michal. The two will oversee several key accounts and help the agency shine in France and internationally.
Pavone Group named agency partner John Bassounas as its new president. Founder Michael Pavone will continue as CEO, in a role focused on expansion.
PMG hired two new vice presidents of client strategy. Amy Rappo and Scott Marsden will work together, tapping to over 40 years of combined expertise in digital marketing, media and analytics.
Publicis Poke welcomed Noel Bunting as chief creative officer. Bunting will lead the supercharging of the agency’s output, both in the U.K. and globally.
Prophet named Josh Feldmeth as its first ever chief strategy officer. Feldmeth will hone the agency’s strategic vision and work to scale the business through unique value propositions.
Response Media made a series of hires and promotions. Dr. Alvin Glay was appointed as chief strategy officer, Ami Sirlin as chief client officer and Marty Kahnle as chief marketing officer.
Something made two new senior hires to drive creative and production amid client list growth. Alexander Svensson was named creative lead and Christie Berry was named senior integrated producer.
Soursop hired Annie Chiu as its first executive creative director. Chiu will work to drive the agency’s approach to advertising, focusing on cultural relevance and championing alternative voices.
Vault49 made three new promotions within its London team. Gali Lucas and Tom Macpherson were named associate creative directors and Anna Stanford was named marketing director.
WPP appointed Jane Geraghty as chief client officer, Geraghty will lead the agency’s key client relationships and oversee the company’s global client leaders.