DDB San Francisco Focuses on Talent and Capabilities With 2 New Hires

Marla Ulrich named head of production and Denise Esterkyn joins as head of talent.

Rain, an Agency That Saw Early Success With Amazon Echo Apps, Names Nithya Thadani as CEO

With an even stronger focus on emerging tech, she plans to make the shop 'a digital ally and guide' for clients.

FCB Aims to Unite Its Global Teams With New Worldwide Creative Partner

The network wants to help scale its creative offering for clients around the globe.

Initiative Names New Leadership Team Headed by Its First U.S. CEO

The 20-year IPG veteran will promote a pivot from traditional media buying to "cultural branding and communications design."

Former JWT Creative Chief Heads to Barton F. Graf as Partner and Executive Creative Director

Jeff Benjamin, who left JWT in 2014, worked with clients including Nestle, Macy's, Johnson & Johnson, Kleenex and Google.

Droga5 Hires Its First Chief Intelligence Officer

Meet Droga5's first chief intelligence officer.

DigitasLBi Names Nigel Vaz Global President

Vaz currently leads Publicis.Sapient in Europe and Asia and will continue to manage those regions in his new position.

Uber CEO Steps Down From White House Advisory Board After Backlash Over Immigration

Travis Kalanick told Uber employees he cited "issues for our community" with President Trump's immigration ban.

Yannick Bolloré Is Now Global CEO of Havas Creative Group

Benett departs after 13 years with the network.

Leo Burnett Hires Katie Newman As Its New U.S. Chief Marketing Officer

Leo Burnett has a new chief marketing officer. Katie Newman joins the team in the U.S. as CMO, effective immediately.