RAPP UK confirms Al Mackie in role of Chief Creative Officer

RAPP UK confirms Al Mackie in role of Chief Creative Officer

RAPP UK has confirmed that Al Mackie, its Chief Creative Officer, will continue in that role at the agency, which is newly merged with Proximity London. Mackie, who joined RAPP in 2017 from Rapier, has since overseen award-winning work for clients. His appointment coincides with the decision of John Treacy, the Executive Creative Director of […]

MerchantCantos hires Phil Ireland as Chief Creative Officer

MerchantCantos hires Phil Ireland as Chief Creative Officer

MerchantCantos, the creative communications agency, has hired Phil Ireland as Partner and Chief Creative Officer. The newly appointed role marks a significant change for the agency as it continues to expand and diversify its creative offer. Ireland joins MerchantCantos from Ireland/Davenport (now CollectiveID), which he founded in Johannesburg in 2006, working on clients including BMW, […]

Red Tettemer O’Connell + Partners Expands Creative Leadership And Announces New Co-Chief Creative Officer

Leadership Changes Come on the Heels of Several New Hires and Promotions Across the Agency, Pulling Talent from R/GA, Anomaly, and DARE

Red Tettemer O’Connell + Partners Expands Creative Leadership And Announces New Co-Chief Creative Officer

Philadelphia-based creative agency Red Tettemer O’Connell + Partners (RTO+P) announced today that it has promoted longtime Executive Creative Director and Partner Steve O’Connell to Co-Chief Creative Officer. He will share the role with the agency’s Founder Steve Red, who has served as Chief Creative Officer and President for over two decades. This appointment comes alongside another senior […]

Wunderman Thompson Appoints Bas Korsten and Daniel Bonner as Global Chief Creative Officers

Together Korsten and Bonner will elevate the creative profile of Wunderman Thompson globally

Wunderman Thompson Appoints Bas Korsten and Daniel Bonner as Global Chief Creative Officers

Wunderman Thompson, a WPP company announced today that it has appointed Bas Korsten and Daniel Bonner as Global Chief Creative Officers. Korsten and Bonner will lead the global creative community and together they will focus on raising the standard of Wunderman Thompson’s work while harnessing the full breadth of the agency’s capabilities. Bas will continue to […]

Vicki Maguire Joins Havas London

Vicki Maguire Joins Havas London

Havas London announces the appointment of Vicki Maguire as its new Chief Creative Officer. She joins the King’s Cross-based creative agency following 10 years at Grey London, where she held the same role, and will start in January 2020. Maguire is one of the most high-profile and awarded creative leaders working in the industry today. […]

OLIVER appoints Rod Sobral as global chief creative officer

OLIVER appoints Rod Sobral as global chief creative officer

OLIVER has bolstered its creative offering with the arrival of new global chief creative officer, Rod Sobral. He will be responsible for the agency’s creative output across global clients.  Rod will report to Simon Martin, founder and CEO of OLIVER, and will oversee all of the agency’s global brands, including Unilever. He has been tasked […]

Guillermo Vega joins Saatchi & Saatchi London as Chief Creative Officer

Guillermo Vega joins Saatchi & Saatchi London as Chief Creative Officer

Saatchi & Saatchi London has hired Guillermo Vega, the former ECD of 72andSunny New York, as its Chief Creative Officer. Joining on October 1, Vega will lead the agency’s creative department and build on its existing creative success. His appointment completes the Saatchi & Saatchi London management team, alongside Sam Hawkey (Chief Operating Officer), Richard […]

Saatchi & Saatchi New York appoints Taras Wayner as Chief Creative Officer

Saatchi & Saatchi New York appoints Taras Wayner as Chief Creative Officer

Saatchi & Saatchi New York announced the appointment of Taras Wayner as Chief Creative Officer, effective September 1st. Wayner will oversee all creative communications across the agency’s client roster, which includes Walmart, Procter & Gamble, USAA and NDSS, and will play a key role in further developing the agency’s creative talent. “The moment I met […]

Daniel Bonner joins Wunderman as Global Chief Creative Officer

Daniel Bonner joins Wunderman as Global Chief Creative Officer

Wunderman is appointing former SapientRazorfish creative leader Daniel Bonner as its new global chief creative officer effective March 5. Bonner, who left his post of global creative chief at SapientRazorfish last summer, is succeeding Lincoln Bjorkman. A Wunderman spokeswoman said that Bjorkman is leaving to explore new opportunities and is helping Bonner make a smooth transition to […]

Jason Xenopoulos promoted to Global Chief Vision Officer and CCO of VML EMEA

Jason Xenopoulos promoted to Global Chief Vision Officer and CCO of VML EMEA

VML has announced the promotion of Jason Xenopoulos to global chief vision officer and chief creative officer of VML EMEA. As chief vision officer, Xenopoulos will drive VML’s long-term vision and global positioning across VML’s global network, which spans 33 offices in 15 countries across six continents. As chief creative officer, EMEA, Xenopoulos will work […]