Creative Chief Leaves Publicis Seattle

LOS ANGELES Kevin Kehoe, co-president and chief creative officer of Publicis, is leaving the shop, the agency said today.

Kehoe has been with the Publicis Groupe shop in Seattle for the last three years. According to the agency, he is leaving to be closer to his family.

Effective immediately, Bob Moore will assume sole leadership of the creative department, retaining his current title of president and executive creative director. He will continue to report to Publicis Seattle chairman and CEO Randy Browning.

“Over the past three years, Kevin’s contributions were significant in transitioning Seattle’s largest agency into a creatively charged one,” said Browning, in a statement. “We wish him well.”