Another week another wave of senior appointments and departures at brands, agencies and media owners. Check out our global round-up of who is moving where (any why it matters) below.
Over the past seven days, we’ve seen hires and exits at TSB, Grey New York, McCann Health, Ogilvy, Teads and more.
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TSB has today announced the appointment of Emma Springham as chief marketing officer, responsible for brand, marketing, customer communications, digital sales journeys and social media. Springham joins from the Post Office, where she was CMO for the last 5 years.
Pernod Ricard USA has announced the appointment of Kristen Colonna as vice-president of marketing enablement. In her new role, Colonna will be responsible for leading the multidisciplinary, Center of Excellence that will enable Pernod Ricard USA’s marketing, sales, and commercialization functions to drive forward the success of the company. She will be based in the New York City office.
Clean air solutions company WellAir has announced the appointment of Kieran Hannon as chief marketing officer as the company enters its next phase of growth. Hannon brings over 30 years of experience in successfully building award-winning consumer experiences in the IoT, mobile, digital and retail sectors.
Global design and technology agency, Beyond has appointed Richard Eyre, former CEO of the ITV Network and Pearson TV (now Fremantle), as chair. Eyre brings more than 40 years of experience from the technology and media sectors.
Andre G Gray has joined Grey New York as an executive creative director. During his career, Gray has led global campaigns for Adidas, Gatorade and Nissan. Most recently, he spent a stint at Eleven in his hometown of San Francisco as executive creative director.
Mediahub has announced that it has appointed industry veteran Alejandro Clabiorne as executive director, New York. Joining the senior leadership team, Clabiorne will play an active role in key client relationships like Dropbox, TracFone, and Rémy Cointreau, as well as recruiting, nurturing, and managing the people and culture of the office.
Digitas UK has hired two new creatives, senior art director, Dani Brown and senior copywriter, Alex Wood. Brown and Wood will work across all accounts with a particular focus on Mondelez, Voltaren and Under Armour. They will start at Digitas in early March, and come directly from Atomic, where they were for just over four years. Prior to this, Brown was at SheSays, and Wood was at Isobar.
McCann Health has appointed Adriano Botter to the role of chief digital officer. In this role, Botter, who was previously digital director for McCann Health Brazil, will lead the transformation of McCann Health’s world-class digital offering across the global network.
Ogilvy has announced that Lisa Bright has been appointed chief creative officer of Ogilvy California. Bright will be responsible for leading creative across the agency’s diverse portfolio of clients in California and beyond.
Blue Sky has announced that award-winning industry executive Annette Sally has been named executive vice-president. Previously, Sally was an EVP at Leo Burnett Worldwide, Arnold NYC, and Grey Group, where she managed global brand portfolios such as Procter & Gamble, Unilever, and Edgewell Personal Care.
Global media platform, Teads has announced the appointment Heather Unsinger and Ben Eason who both join as group director in the US. Unsinger will be responsible for overseeing the growth of Teads’ strategic CPG and Auto clients, whereas Eason will use his client development experience to grow Teads’ agency partnerships.
Verizon Media has announced the promotion of Simon Wheeler to senior director of content following significant growth of Verizon Media’s Australian media brands. Under his new regional remit Wheeler will lead editorial strategy in English-language regions including Australia, India and South-East Asia. Editorial teams in India and across South East Asia will now report into Wheeler under the new structure.
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