Mattie Yaco returns to AKQA as Director of Production

Mattie Yaco returns to AKQA as Director of Production

Mattie Yaco has returned to AKQA as Director of Production, based in the DC studio and will oversee the entire project management department. Mattie will report directly to Rachel Barek, General Manager and will join the leadership team. Mattie has over 10 years of extensive digital experience as a client partner, and team leader envisioning, […]

VML Taps R/GA’s Client Services Director for Head of Client Engagement Role

VML Taps R/GA’s Client Services Director for Head of Client Engagement Role

WPP’s VML London is evolving and expanding with the appointment of R/GA London’s client services director, Marcus Keith, for a newly created head of client engagement role. As head of client engagement, Keith will take responsibility for best practices across the agency’s client roster, including Colgate-Palmolive, PepsiCo, Ford, Nestlé, Bridgestone and the International Olympic Committee. […]

Dining Club Group name Anwar Sultan as its first Chief Marketing Officer

Dining Club Group name Anwar Sultan as its first Chief Marketing Officer

The Dining Club Group, the largest dining club in the world comprising of tastecard, Gourmet Society and hi-life, has named Anwar Sultan its first Chief Marketing Officer effective immediately. Continued marketing efforts have seen sustained commercial growth of the Dining Club Group across the UK & Ireland and Sultan’s appointment marks the commitment to further […]

Brilliant Basics hires WPP’s Richard Hartley to launch Innovation Labs in London and Berlin

Brilliant Basics hires WPP’s Richard Hartley to launch Innovation Labs in London and Berlin

Brilliant Basics – Infosys’ customer-centric digital transformation studio – has hired digital pioneer Richard Hartley to launch a network of innovation labs as part of a major expansion across Europe and Middle East. Hartley, a former senior emerging technologist at WPP’s Wunderman and Jaguar Land Rover’s Spark 44, will be Brilliant Basics’ first Head of […]

Table19 poaches RAPP’s Andy Barwood as new ECD

Table19 poaches RAPP’s Andy Barwood as new ECD

Award winning CRM agency, Table19 has appointed Andy Barwood as executive creative director, to support its continued growth. Andy brings a wealth of experience to Table19 having most recently lead the UK business’s creative output at RAPP. While in this role, he led campaigns for Virgin Media, PayPal, Nestle Water and Mercedes. At Table 19, […]

Ross Paterson succeeds Jan de Roos as WoodWing’s Chief Executive Officer

Ross Paterson succeeds Jan de Roos as WoodWing’s Chief Executive Officer

WoodWing, a leader in multichannel content creation, announced the appointment of Ross Paterson as the company’s new Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Effective immediately, Paterson will succeed Jan de Roos, who prepared the company for the next phase of growth. Under De Roos’ leadership, WoodWing has improved its internal organisation while expanding its global footprint further […]

RAPP names Anne Marie Neal as Global Chief Marketing Officer

RAPP names Anne Marie Neal as Global Chief Marketing Officer

RAPP Worldwide, a global creative agency that builds direct, meaningful and high-­value relationships between brands and people, announced Anne Marie Neal has been promoted to Global Chief Marketing Officer, effective immediately. Neal will report directly into RAPP’s Global CEO, Marco Scognamiglio. “Anne Marie is a leader who brings clarity to our clients about the changing […]

HARMAN International’s Paul Johnson joins Satore Studio as architectural lighting director

Multi-disciplinary creative studio Satore Studio has appointed Paul Johnson as its architectural lighting director. Paul will oversee all lighting projects – temporary and permanent –  developed by the studio. His remit will be to provide lighting strategies and solutions that interpret and deliver briefs from a creative and practical perspective while meeting the stringent health […]

Creativeland Asia brings on board Venkat Balasubramanian as Chief Financial Officer

Creativeland Asia brings on board Venkat Balasubramanian as Chief Financial Officer

In a move to further strengthen its ecosystem of strategic investments and financial planning, Creativeland Asia Group has brought on board Venkat Balasubramanian as the Group’s Chief Financial Officer. Bala also serves as the Chief Investment Officer of Ventureland Asia, a new age Venture Capital Fund, affiliated to the Group. Bala brings with him over […]

McCann Worldgroup’s CRAFT expands leadership to support growth across UK & Europe

McCann Worldgroup’s CRAFT expands leadership to support growth across UK & Europe

CRAFT Europe, the integrated creative production agency and a division of McCann Worldgroup, announced the appointment of Marcus Johnston and Lydia Barklem to new positions, strengthening its operational leadership. Johnston has been promoted to Director of Operations, CRAFT Europe, and Barklem to Director of Operations, CRAFT London. May 22’s announcement follows 4 years of continued […]