Merkle hires EMEA Creative Director and expands its Customer Experience team in the region

Merkle hires EMEA Creative Director and expands its Customer Experience team in the region

Merkle, a leading technology-enabled, data-driven performance marketing agency, has boosted its Customer Experience (CX) team with two senior hires in EMEA, amid ambitious plans to expand the division in the region. Guy Howland has been appointed to the newly created role of creative director, with responsibility for leading a team that delivers data-driven creative solutions […]

LIDA hires industry heavyweight Ben Golik as Chief Creative Officer

LIDA hires industry heavyweight Ben Golik as Chief Creative Officer

LIDA has appointed one of London’s leading creative stars, Ben Golik, as the agency’s new Chief Creative Officer. Ben joins LIDA from Rapp where he was Group Executive Creative Director, working on a range of award-winning campaigns for brands such as PayPal, Virgin Media and Heist. Prior to Rapp, Ben spent 10 years at Kitcatt […]

M&C Saatchi PR hires Julian Cirrone as Creative Director

M&C Saatchi PR hires Julian Cirrone as Creative Director

Global communications agency, M&C Saatchi PR, has appointed Julian Cirrone to the newly created role of Creative Director as it expands its strategic and creative department, CREATE, following a recent string of new business wins. Reporting into M&C Saatchi PR’s Head of CREATE Nathan Kemp, Cirrone will be responsible for building out CREATE’s offering, ensuring […]

FirmDecisions names Angelika Scarperi as Managing Director for Germany

FirmDecisions names Angelika Scarperi as Managing Director for Germany

Leading independent marketing contract compliance specialist, FirmDecisions, has appointed Angelika Scarperi as Managing Director for Germany. She will lead FirmDecisions in the DACH cluster of countries – Germany, Austria, and Switzerland – and is charged with enabling advertisers to improve and enhance their relationships with their agency partners. She has taken on this role from […]

Design Bridge’s Graham Shearsby to Chair the Design Jury at The 20th FAB Awards

Design Bridge’s Graham Shearsby to Chair the Design Jury at The 20th FAB Awards

Design Bridge’s Chief Creative Officer Graham Shearsby, has been named the Chair of the Design Jury for The 20th FAB Awards. Graham is responsible for maintaining Design Bridge’s creative quality and reputation and with the help of his team of Creative Directors, he oversees the three studios in London, Amsterdam and Singapore. Born in East London, Graham […]

Geometry introduces a new brand identity reflecting the evolution of the agency since launching in 2013

Geometry introduces a new brand identity reflecting the evolution of the agency since launching in 2013

Geometry unveiled a new brand identity reflecting the changes the agency has gone through since it was launched nearly five years ago. “A lot has changed since 2013. Our world has become more digitised and fractured, and brands are thinking more about how to optimise their sales in an omni-channel world,” said Steve Harding, Global […]

Elmwood acquires Framework Creative to boost immersive brand experience design capability

Elmwood acquires Framework Creative to boost immersive brand experience design capability

Brand design consultancy Elmwood, announces that it has acquired digital design agency, Framework Creative. The London-based agency specialises in the design and production of virtual brand experiences using the latest immersive, simulation technologies, including augmented reality and virtual reality. The acquisition underpins Elmwood’s continued investment in design innovation and boosts its immersive experience design capability. […]

Omnicom Names Torrey La Grange Chief Talent Officer

Omnicom Names Torrey La Grange Chief Talent Officer

Omnicom announced the appointment of Torrey La Grange to the newly created position of Chief Talent Officer of its Global Client Leaders (GCL) group. The GCL group is comprised of client leaders responsible for overseeing Omnicom’s top global accounts. Underscoring the company’s ongoing investment in talent and connected client solutions, Torrey will be working closely […]

Gunn Report’s Gunn 100 reveals most awarded agencies of 2017

Gunn Report’s Gunn 100 reveals most awarded agencies of 2017

Gunn Report, the global index of creative excellence in advertising, today released the results of the newly launched Gunn 100, a ranking of the top 100 creatively awarded advertising ideas of 2017- regardless of their communication discipline – and the companies behind them. The rankings, which include the top creative agencies, agency networks, holding companies, […]