Justin Dini

Top Creative Exits SpikeDDB

Charles Hall, creative director at SpikeDDB, has resigned from the agency. No decisions have been made on whether his spot will be filled, an agency representative said. Hall joined director […]

Dell Victory Gives APL a Lift

In its biggest account win since a new senior management team took over, Ammirati Puris Lintas has returned to the computer category by nabbing the $80 million Dell Computer home […]

Needham Out, Kaess In

NEW YORK-On the eve of its 50th anniversary, DDB Needham Worldwide has put in place its “next generation of leadership” while dropping the venerable “Needham” half of its name. In […]

At DDB: Kaess Rises, Needham Falls

“Next Generation’ Will Lead the Rebranded Agency Post-Reinhard NEW YORK-On the eve of its 50th anniversary and with an eye on the millennium, DDB Needham Worldwide is grooming its “next […]

Shevack Bows Ortho TV

NEW YORK-Partners & Shevack/ Wolf resurrects an animated “spokescharacter” in its first work for Scotts’ Ortho brand since it won the business in a November consolidation. The $15 million, three-spot […]

Triton Taps Margeotes; 2nd Review in a Year

Increased Ad Budget Spurred Need for a New Review, Says Client NEW YORK-Margeotes/Fertitta + Partners has won the $10-12 million account of Triton PCS after a six-week review, the second […]

Herculean Job: Buffing the Olympics

Agencies Vie for an Image Task as Politicians Mull Sponsor Curbs NEW YORK–The International Olympic Committee met with five to six agencies last week regarding what sources said is a […]

Berlin Bows Hospital Effort

Continuum Health Partners, a consortium of New York City-area hospitals, will introduce its first full-scale campaign via Berlin Cameron & Partners designed to reinforce the quality of care it offers. […]

No Love Lost Between APL, Hadala

‘There’s Oxygen in the Building Again’ Now That He Has Been Replaced NEW YORK–The notion that the ad business is based on relationships was reinforced last week as Rick Hadala’s […]

Datek, Tickets.com Reviewing

Two online clients that have relationships with the same agencies have both put their ad accounts into review. Datek Online, the fourth-largest online brokerage in the U.S., is talking to […]