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Erik Oster

Erik Oster is Adweek's senior writer covering Agencies, where he covers creative, media and strategy agencies. He is a frequent writer for Adweek's advertising blog AgencySpy. Erik holds a BA from Goucher College.

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This Consultancy Redefined the RFP Process

Agencies

AgencyAgile's 'request for partnership' offers a different approach.

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McCann Reshapes Production Leadership Team

Leadership & Talent

Nathy Aviram takes on the new role of chief production officer for Craft North America.

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Cigna Consolidates Majority of Account With IPG

Accounts

The agency created a custom Team Unleash unit to work with the client.

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GroupM Names First Global Chief Innovation Officer

Agencies

Krystal Olivieri will be tasked with promoting and streamlining GroupM's products and solutions.

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Cox Communications Names Arnold Lead Brand Agency

Branding

Cox Communications appointed Arnold as its lead brand agency, following a review.

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Shutterfly Makes Mischief Its Creative Agency of Record

Accounts

The appointment follows a lengthy review.

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MDC Partners Agency Doner Hires First DEI Lead

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

MDC Partners agency Doner hired Shelia Minetola as its first director of DEI.

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PHD Hires First U.S. Head of Commerce From Bayer

Media Agencies

Sarah Clayton joins the Omnicom Media Group agency in the new role.

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Droga5 Embarks on International Expansion With Tokyo Office

The Future of Agencies

Droga5 is opening a new office in Tokyo ahead of plans for further expansion into Brazil and China.

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Groupon Sends Global Creative to FCB Ahead of Brand Repositioning

Accounts

Groupon appointed FCB as its creative agency ahead of a repositioning campaign, after naming TBWWA\Chiat\Day as agency of record in 2020.