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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...
Friday, Dec. 14, 2018
Azher Ahmed and Valerie Bengoa have been promoted to leadership roles for DDB in the U.S. Ahmed has been elevated to EVP, director of digital while Bengoa has been promoted to EVP, director of finance. Both will report to Paul Gunning, president...
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...
Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2017
Catherine Locker, former group director, strategic marketing, for Coca-Cola North America, is joining DDB North America in the newly created role of chief of staff. Locker’s primary responsibilities will be to administratively lead the North American leadership team, as well as to accelerate and...
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...
Tuesday, Jul. 28, 2015
DDB North America, part of Omnicom Group, has hired Julius Dunn to serve as director of talent. Based in New York, he will report directly to Mark O’Brien, president of DDB North America. In this new role, Dunn will be responsible for executing the agency’s talent...
Monday, Mar. 23, 2015
DDB California has hired Jon Drawbaugh as head of production. He will report to Todd Grantham, CEO of DDB California.
Drawbaugh joins DDB from Mullen LA, where he served as sr. VP, director of integrated production. During this time, he led all...