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Tuesday, Jul. 23, 2019
Ari Weiss has been promoted to the role of chief creative officer of DDB Worldwide, expanding his remit to include creative responsibilities of the global network. His first hire in the new role names Britt Nolan as his successor as chief creative officer for DDB North America. Nolan most...
Tuesday, Jun. 4, 2019
Margaret Johnson’s first tour of Cannes Lions jury duty came in 2013 as a Titanium and Integrated Lions judge. Back then she was ECD/partner at Goodby Silverstein & Partners (GS&P). In 2017, a year after having taken the reins as GS&P’s chief creative officer, Johnson judged the...
Thursday, Apr. 11, 2019
DDB, part of Omnicom Group (NYSE:OMC), has named industry veteran John McCarthy as president of its San Francisco office. McCarthy will report directly to Paul Gunning, president and COO of DDB U.S.
In his new role, McCarthy will spearhead DDB’s growth on the West Coast. Working in...
Thursday, Sep. 7, 2017
Back on February 1, Ari Weiss assumed his current position as chief creative officer of DDB North America. He came over from BBH New York where he spent six years, leading his teams to 24 Cannes Lions, ultimately serving there as CCO.
Under Weiss’ aegis, BBH NY turned out award-winning...
Monday, Apr. 24, 2017
Toygar Bazarkaya has been appointed chief creative officer for We Are Unlimited, McDonald’s creative agency of record. He is the first creative hire for the DDB Network since Ari Weiss started as chief creative officer of DDB North America (part of Omnicom) in February. Weiss has been overseeing...
Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2016
Ari Weiss has been appointed to the newly created role of North American chief creative officer at DDB. As of February 1, 2017, Weiss will be responsible for leading the agency’s North American creative departments. Weiss joins DDB from BBH New York, where he spent six years, leading his teams...
Wednesday, Mar. 30, 2016
Shannon McGlothin is coming aboard BBH New York as an executive creative director. He joins fellow ECD Gerard Caputo and will be responsible for running the Global Vaseline business along with helping to round out the creative leadership...
Friday, Jan. 23, 2015
Effective Feb. 1, current chief creative officer John Patroulis assumes the newly created position of creative chairman, and executive creative director Ari Weiss becomes chief creative officer at BBH New York. The pair, along with North American CEO Pat Lafferty...