Revolving Door Roster Updates: Koto, Ogury, The Mars Agency & More

By Kaila Mathis 

This Friday the 13th is only bringing good luck for the newly appointed execs at agencies around the world.


Caviar signed Belgian-Moroccan duo Adil El Arbi and Bilall Fallah for representation in the U.S. Their most recent film, Rebel, was produced by Caviar, and is considered one of the company’s most meaningful projects to date.



Furlined welcomed Manson, a three-person directing team, to its roster for representation in the U.S. Comprised of Gerardo del Hierro, Pau López and Tomás Peña, the trio have an impressive background in graphic design and animation, with brand collaborations with Adidas, Nike, Pirelli and Instagram.

Havas Media Network

Havas Media Network bolstered its commerce expertise in North America with new leadership. Molly Hop will serve as evp, market in the U.S., working to deliver commerce experiences that drive incremental growth for brands in the region.

Invisible Collective

Invisible Collective welcomed new executive producer Corina Conti. It also signed an array of renowned Hispanic talent as it aims to expand its diversity and inclusion mission and expand its audience.


Koto appointed Melissa Baillache as executive creative director for its Sydney studio. Baillache will lead Koto APAC’s creative efforts and work to expand its presence in key regional markets.


Livewire opened a new global office in London. With the expansion, Tom Simpson was named CEO, and will lead the agency’s global growth and business development to drive international expansion.


Lobol named Loic Dubois as its new chief growth officer. Lubois has a 20 year connection with the studio, including collaborations with agencies like Publicis, Havas and BBH London.


Youri Guerassimov and Gaëtan du Peloux were appointed co-presidents at Marcel agency. The hiring of the two industry veterans signifies the agency’s strive toward creative excellence.


Ogury appointed Samir Chabab as its new vp of marketing. Chabab will lead the agency’s local and regional presence by driving brand awareness, recognition and business growth.

Playfly Sports

Playfly Sports promoted Craig Sloan to company president. Sloan will lead the company’s growth initiatives, as well as core business divisions including global partnerships, media and sports properties.

ShowHeroes Group

ShowHeroes Group appointed two new global senior advisors. The two new advisors include former Procter & Gamble vp of global media Gerry D’Angelo and former Teads CEO LATAM Eric Tourtel

The Mars Agency

The Mars Agency hired Todd Cywinski as its new group svp of client leadership. Cywinski will lead a portfolio of agency clients, as well as teams focused on CPG and beverage and alcohol sectors.

The Telly Awards

The Telly Awards named its new managing director, Amanda Needham. The established video journalist and commercial producer will bring a unique perspective lens to esteemed awards.