There have been a dizzying quantity of agency relocations this month, and today is no exception. Today’s Revolving Door is drawing out new hires around the globe, plus name changes, brand-new item launches and board appointments. So, step through the door if you want to discover more.
Experiential firm Agar has actually broadened its design and interactions proficiency with 2 brand-new senior hires. Scott Dannenfelser joins the company as creative director and Colleen Cleary as experiential communications director.
Dannenfelser will be leading experiential style for Agar. Prior to signing up with the company, he was creative director at Newsy, an E.W. Scripps Brand Name. Cleary signs up with from the housewares company, OXO, where she worked for 3 years leading public relations and influencer marketing.
Strong Orange Business
Minneapolis consumer experience company Bold Orange Business has obtained digital firm Three Deep Marketing. The acquisition lets Strong Orange include capabilities in performance marketing, digital media and Salesforce Marketing Cloud execution, providing the company a complete end-to-end consumer experience offering.
“At Strong Orange we feel it’s essential to help a customer with their strategy, material, media, and MarTech optimization. Our objective is to develop extraordinary content that is also delivered through the right channel at the most relevant time to drive bottom line impact for brand names,” Margaret Murphy, creator and CEO of Vibrant Orange, said in a statement.
Murphy will continue in her function as CEO for the combined entity and co-founder and president of 3 Deep Marketing, Dave Woodbeck, will join her management team as evp, handling director.
Cuisine Solutions, a big premium food company, has actually named Thomas Donohoe as chief marketing officer. For the last 11 years, Donohoe worked as the CEO of Pittsburgh’s Level Firm, which he sold to colleagues previously this month.
As the new CMO of Food Solutions, Donohoe will be the international lead across all marketing campaigns.
“I am enjoyed be starting my next chapter with such a prestigious business that has actually made such a significant mark on the culinary market,” Donohoe said in a declaration.
FCB Health Network
Debra Polkes has actually joined FCBCure as imaginative partner and co-managing director. Reporting to FCB Health Network CEO Dana Maiman, Polkes will work carefully with FCBCure’s handling director, Tammy Fischer, to continue to drive the momentum and growth of the company.
Polkes comes to FCBCure after spending 20 years at Omnicom, including roles at CDM Princeton, CDM US and CDM New York. Her last position was as executive innovative director at Omnicom Health Group.
Dubai-based Havas PR Middle East has altered its name and will now be called Red Havas Middle East. The rebrand signifies the firm’s entry into Red Havas’ worldwide micro-network of merged media agencies, which incorporates made, social and experiential capabilities with content.
This tactical relocation brings the Middle East team together with Red Havas workplaces across the U.S., Australia, Singapore, Vietnam, the Philippines, Indonesia, U.K., Italy, France and Germany.
Independent firm Juliet has actually made three recent brand-new hires. Jordan Gladman has actually been employed as imaginative director. He was most recently associate innovative director at FCB, but likewise brings experience from Anomaly, Sid Lee, and Leo Burnett.
Sacha Alleyne was employed as brand director. Alleyne previously worked with brands consisting of Scotiabank Canada & International, Walmart Financial and Hilton Resort. Rebecca Damiani was employed as brand name supervisor, having formerly operated at Universal Music on the brand collaborations team.
Worldwide digital performance firm Labelium has actually made two brand-new executive works with for its management team. Clayton McLaughlin was named handling director of Labelium Chicago, focused on programmatic and connected TELEVISION, and Santiago Mas was called handling director for LATAM at the firm’s Miami offices.
Previously svp head of media investment for iCrossing, McLaughlin supervised all digital media strategy and activation at the firm. He likewise served in senior positions with Havas Media Group’s workplace in Chicago. Mas was formerly CBO and partner at Miami digital innovative agency Nobox. He also invested nearly a decade with the Omnicom firm RAPP as a senior account manager in the agency’s Miami and Sao Paulo workplaces.
Storytelling innovation business Merge has hired market veteran Nick Jones as primary customer officer and as a member of the business’s executive committee. Jones will bring customers’ business solutions by merging storytelling and innovation.
“Nick’s experience in commerce is unequaled in the market. He has actually been a visionary about the future of retail and the ingenious usage of innovation both online and on-premise,” Patrick Venetucci, president of Merge, stated in a statement.
Jones brings more than 25 years of experience structure brands through cross-channel marketing. Most just recently, he worked as chief growth officer at Geometry, and was a member of Geometry’s executive committee. He is likewise recognized as an international leader in marketing innovation and a regarded speaker on the subject.
Ecommerce acceleration platform MikMak has actually selected Irene Chang Britt to work as a member of its board of directors. A former Fortune 500 C-Suite executive with a 30-year track record of transforming organizations to achieve industry-leading development, Chang Britt brings deep competence in international ecommerce and CPG to the function. Previously, she functioned as president and CEO of Pepperidge Farm, as global chief technique officer at Campbell Soup, and served on the board of directors of Dunkin’ Brands.
Entertainment firm Mocean has actually included Charles Ifegwu in the freshly developed function of vice president, client partnerships (brand), while Amy Palmer signs up with as vice president, client partnerships (entertainment). Both will report to Mocean COO Erica Coates.
Ifegwu signs up with Mocean from video content production business LemonLight, where he was vp, collaborations and important in growing the company’s book-of-business. At Mocean, he will speed up the expansion of the company’s customer roster beyond entertainment.
Industry veteran Palmer will be accountable for deepening Mocean’s existing relationships with media and home entertainment brand names. She has had previous account director and executive manufacturer functions at firms consisting of Troika and BPG.
Imaginative and integrated marketing firm Public Label has actually worked with Josh Baze as evp of method. Baze will be responsible for leading planning and method efforts throughout the agency’s North American customer lineup.
Baze most just recently worked at Schafer Condon Carter in Chicago as primary digital officer. Before that, he spent five years at Edelman as evp, planning and technique, and previously at Draftfcb as vp, director of preparation.
Razorfish selected Angela Yang as vp, business advancement, in charge of building a culture of growth at Razorfish North America and functioning as co-lead for all brand-new business pursuits.
Prior to signing up with Razorfish, Yang spent 6 years leading marketing and service advancement functions at Austin-based advertising agency T3.
TXU Energy, the biggest electrical energy service provider in Texas, has actually hired RPA as firm of record to deal with technique, imaginative and digital work, following a company review.
“RPA is an essential partner to enhancing our customer-first message, and attaining TXU Energy’s long-lasting marketing goals,” stated Sydney Seiger, CMO at TXU Energy.
MightyHive, the data and digital media practice of S4 Capital, has employed Steve Lok as its global director, consumer data strategy.With a distinct background in growing the client information platforms (CDP) market, Lok has actually encouraged and implemented more than a dozen client information platforms around the world. Prior to signing up with MightyHive, Lok led the marketing and GDPR change at The Economic expert, where he helped quadruple subscription income to ₤ 80 million. His work has been recognized by Cannes Lions and the Direct Marketing Association.
Russell Sutton, senior vice president information, EMEA at MightyHive, stated: “It’s unbelievable to combine Steve’s comprehensive experience in customer information to our in-house knowledge strengthening our capability to assist customers develop privacy first, very first celebration data techniques.”
You & Mr Jones
Worldwide brandtech group You & Mr Jones is launching You & Mr Jones Media to bring its market-leading disruption to the media industry. Former Mindshare international CEO Nick Emery is joining as founding partner to release a $300 million war chest to develop a new media model for brand names.
You & Mr Jones Media will use technology to give media the ‘better, quicker, less expensive’ approach that the group released with in June 2015.