• Dialog Tech Hires Agency Vet For Marketing Role
    Analytics firm Dialog Tech has appointed Viji Davis senior vice president marketing.  Davis was previously chief marketing officer at Omnicom’s Resolution Media, where she served for more than a decade. Earlier she was program manager at Performics.  In her new role, Davis will lead marketing strategy at the AI-driven voice analytics provider.  
  • EP+Co Adds Creative Directors Following Account Wins
    EP+Co has hired Mason Hedgecoth and Jesse Potack as creative directors following several new business wins including Lowes, John Deere and 21st Century Fox. Both will report to executive creative director and director of innovation, John Cornette. Hedgecoth and Potack are industry veterans who bring over a decade of experience. In his previous role, Hedgecoth was a freelance creative director, leading the work on several high-profile projects including Walmart’s 2018 Oscar campaign, “The Box.” Earlier he served as creative director at Saatchi NY.  Potack was previously executive creative director at Translation and spent the majority of his career at McCann, where ...
  • McKinney Names 2018 Joni Madison Mtern Diversity Scholarship Recipients
    Durham, NC--based ad agency McKinney has announced that Nijah McKinney and Jacob Hege have been named recipients of the 2018 Joni Madison Mtern Diversity Scholarship.  Established in 2016 to honor former McKinney COO Joni Madison, the scholarship helps students from underrepresented minority groups and the LGBTQ community learn from working as interns at the agency.  McKinney, a native of High Point, North Carolina, is a recent graduate of North Carolina Central University, receiving her B.A in mass communication. Hege, a native of Durham, North Carolina, is a recent graduate of Davidson College, receiving his B.A in communication studies and gender ...
  • Trailer Park, MDC Partners Add Business Development Roles
    Howard Moggs has joined the Engine Group's content studio Trailer Park as senior vice president, development. In this newly created role, Moggs will be responsible for adding more brands for traditional advertising services and building out Trailer Park’s roster with both entertainment and brand clients. He will report to CEO Zihla Salinas. Previously Moggs was managing director, business development at Team One, part of Publicis Groupe’s Saatchi & Saatchi. MDC Partners has appointed Robyn Freye senior vice president focused on marketing and business development in the U.S. Previously she was a vice president at search consultant Burnett Collective. Earlier she ...
  • Agencies Bolster Creative Teams
    Razorfish Health taps industry veteran John Reid, previously with Wunderman, McCann, CP+B and ATTIK, as SVP, executive creative director. Based out of the agency’s New York office, Reid will be tasked with creative business responsibilities for several top pharmaceutical clients, reporting to executive creative director Josh Tumelty. DNA is appointing Publicis veteran Steve Williams as co-executive creative director which reunites him with his former creative partner Scott Fero who has been at DNA for two years. As co-ECDs, the two will be responsible for DNA's clients and raising the agency's brand profile. In addition, they will lead new business efforts ...
  • Billups Taps Kinetic Veteran For Business Development Role
    Independent OOH agency Billups has named Cherie Johnson as its new Boston-based business director. Johnson will lead business development in New England, partnering with Billups media veteran, Erin Kelly, to deliver services for the company's agency and technology brand clients in the region. Prior to joining Billups, Johnson spent four years as managing director at Kinetic Worldwide working with clients such as Universal Pictures, Netflix, Facebook, Nordstrom, Skyy Vodka, and others. Earlier Johnson held roles as senior vice president of marketing with Gaumont, and vice president of brand with Horizon Media.
  • R/GA Austin Elevates Three Senior Leaders
    Interpublic Group’s  R/GA has promoted Candice Hahn to senior vice president, managing director of R/GA Austin, Katrina Bekessy to executive technology director and Murray Wyse to group creative director. Each will continue in their management roles.  As R/GA’s first female U.S. office lead, Hahn joined the agency in 2014 and has helped grow the office staff 160% since then. She’s now tasked with pushing for transformative work for clients and is responsible for the office’s growth, operations, and new business development. Under her leadership, the R/GA Austin office has recently added the Red Rock Deli, Smartfood ...
  • Agency Vet Feldman Named CMO B.Good
    Ad agency veteran Brent Feldman is jumping to the client side as CMO of B.Good, a fast casual “farm to table” restaurant chain based in Boston.  Previously Feldman was executive vice president and group account director at Hill Holliday overseeing the shop’s Dunkin’ Brands and Coca-Cola accounts among others.  Prior to joining Hill Holliday in 2009, Feldman held roles at Publicis, Bates USA and FCB West.  The restaurant chain has an aggressive expansion plan set to rollout over the next few years and CEO Chris Fuqua stated that “With Brent’s unique skillset and experience, he is ...
  • Huber Promoted To Chief Client Officer Posterscope UK
    OOH agency Posterscope has promoted Gill Huber to the newly created role of Chief Client Officer.   Previously Huber was head of marketing and communications and she’ll retain those duties as she takes on the new role.  With the promotion Huber is tasked with leading “growth initiatives” and integrating the agency’s strategy and marketing teams.   Prior to joining Posterscope, Gill was head of marketing and communications at Starcom MediaVest.  Huber will report to Posterscope UK MD Glen Wilson.
  • Isobar Elevates Three To C-Level Suite
    Dentsu digital agency Isobar, has elevated Sue McCusker to Chief Client Officer, Caroline Dean to Chief Marketing Officer and Vikalp Tandon to Chief Technology Officer. All three will continue to report into Isobar Global CEO, Jean Lin. McCusker and Dean are based in London, in Dentsu Aegis Network’s global headquarters and Tandon is in Isobar’s Boston office.  McCusker was previously global client director, a position she has held since 2015. Dean has been global director of marketing communications since 2016 and Tandon has been senior vice president data & technology also since 2016. Stated Lin: “In today’s fast moving digital ...
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