New hires at FCB Chicago mark growing client list at agency

By Laurie Fullerton | Freelance Writer

February 24, 2017 | 2 min read

In light of new business wins, FCB Chicago has announced eight new creative hires joining the agency including SVP, group creative director Julia DeVos, who will be running all healthcare accounts, including Biovertiv, Janssen and Allergan.

DeVos brings three decades of experience, having worked on brands including Discover Card, Budweiser, Frito Lay, and Kraft.

Reporting under DeVos is Jon Clarke, senior copywriter on Invega Trinza, with agency experience at mcgarrybowen, Wunderman and Ogilvy, and a portfolio including work on Jim Beam, Cruzan Rum, HP, Cars.com, Crayola, Verizon, Marriott, and Chase.

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Joining the Smuckers team, the agency has hired Morgan Richter, senior copywriter for retail, coming from TracyLocke where she worked on the S.C. Johnson account. Additionally on Smuckers are creative team new hires Jaime Flynn and Jen Stopka, who will also be working on Valspar and FCB Chicago’s newest client added to the roster: Academy Sports.

Senior copywriter, John Potter, will also be working on Smuckers and Academy Sports, with a portfolio of brands under his belt including Pinnacle Vodka, Jim Beam, Modelo Especial, Huggies, Glade after working at Ogilvy and Energy BBDO.

Alan Kwon joins as senior art director on our State Farm team, after most recently working for Mondelez, and nearly a decade working in New York on Microsoft, Milk, Outback, Gillette, Coors and Lexus.

Additionally, Salvatore Russomanno will now be working on FCB’s Choose Chicago and Humana accounts. Russomanno’s work has been recognized at ADC, AME and the New York Festival.

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