Havas Chicago appoints new president
Havas Chicago Creative Director Mira Nussbaum has been promoted to the dual role of both President and Creative Director of the Creative Agency. Former President Nikki Laughlin has left to join a company called Accelerate 360. Nussbaum will report directly to CEO Stephanie Nerlich
Nussbaum became the first female Creative Director within the North American Creative Network in Havas in March of 2021 and is now the first person to hold this dual role. In addition to her current responsibilities, she will add agency leadership duties such as strategic oversight and direction to her day-to-day tasks.
“Nikki Laughlin, the former president of Havas Chicago, left the agency in the fall of 2021,” Nerlich said. “With creativity at the center of Havas, Mira has served informally as the agency lead, working closely with me and with village executives to ensure synergies and collaboration on the network. It was this organic leadership acumen that convinced us that Mira was the right person for the new dual role. “.
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june Chosen as a leading global agency for Standard & Poor’s International, which provides credit ratings, benchmarks and analysis for the capital and commodity markets. The agency will break the company’s first global brand campaign later this year based on a new strategic foundation for the company. “We are thrilled to partner with S&P Global in defining the next phase of its growth. This company has a profound impact on all of our lives, from indicators that underpin retirement accounts to measuring the impact of progress toward sustainable goals,” said Lisa Clooney, co-founder and CEO of Joan. .
Wonderman Thompson promote Tony Weber To the chief data officer for North America. Weber first joined the agency in 2017 as a principal advisor, leading digital transformation initiatives. His new role began at the end of 2021.
Minneapolis based agency periscope eavesdropped Mike Caguin As the company’s new Creative Director, as of February 14. He joined from Colle McVoy, where he worked for 15 years, most recently as Creative Director. The agency has been looking to fill this role since May 2021 following the departure of former Chief Creative Officer Peter Nicholson.
global talent agency Utah brought it Lindsey Wagner As the first Chief Diversity Officer. Prior to joining the company, Wagner served as Senior Vice President and Head of Diversity, Equality and Inclusion for North America at Ketchum.
Brand Citizens, a consulting firm for purpose and effect spun off from 72andSunny, has appointed her Lauren Nwankpa As the new co-managing director, replacing Elisha Greenwell who left the agency to pursue new opportunities, according to a 72andSunny spokesperson.
digital agency transformation model Elizabeth Ross has appointed its new CEO, replacing agency co-founder Morgan Stewart, who will move to a new position on the Shift Paradigm board of directors. Ross most recently held the position of Chief Marketing Officer at Bright Health Group. Prior to that, she was CEO of Periscope Agency in Minneapolis.
Based in Los Angeles observatory Named Brendan Shields Shimzu as its first president and chief operating officer. Shields-Shimizu was most recently the Managing Director and Head of the Brand Team, leading work at Chipotle, Marriott, AB InBev, Bonobos, Netflix, and Nike, among others. His previous position will be occupied by Caroline Doyle, who currently oversees the accounts for Netflix and Treasury Wine Estates for the agency. The agency also brought on Hunter Lee Hall and Ben Magoy for new roles as creative directors.
Singapore Tourism Board Eye Publicis Group To tackle her integrated creative and media account with a brief to revitalize tourism after the pandemic. The team, which spans across creative store BBH, media agency Zenith, integrated marketing agency Digitas and production platform Prodigious, will handle the account as a Power of One team called [email protected] It is also understood that teams from WPP’s VMLY & R, Havas’ BLKJ, and Omnicom’s BBDO have bid for the brief, which is valued at $73 million over five years. Omnicom’s TBWA was the incumbent.
Staguel Stagwell Media Network agencies announced MMI And Media Kitchen It is incorporated under the MMI brand. The enhanced agency has 175 employees, 130 of whom are from MMI and 45 from Media Kitchen. Clients include Amazon, Gillette, Loews Hotels, Olay, Pantene, and Waste Management.