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DDB New York
Friday, Apr. 26, 2019
Audrey Melofchik has become president of DDB New York. She’s been the president of Velocity OMC, another Omnicom shop (this one dedicated to Johnson & Johnson), and will now oversee both agencies. Melofchik will report directly to Paul Gunning, president and COO of DDB U.S.
Monday, Nov. 26, 2018
DDB New York, part of Omnicom (NYSE: OMC), has made three key hires, bringing Lance Parrish aboard as executive creative director, and Katie Jensen and Ani Munoz as group creative directors. All three will report to Lisa Topol and Derek Barnes, co-chief creative officers of DDB NY, and will lead...
Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2017
DDB New York has hired Hannah Meium and Rocky Probst to serve, respectively, as director of content and sr. social media strategist. Both executives will report to Reema Mitra, group director of digital strategy, who joined DDB NY in March, and will work on such clients as State Farm, Unilever...
Thursday, Sep. 29, 2016
In moderating a recent Advertising Week New York panel discussion, Madison Wharton, chief production officer of DDB New York, shared with SHOOT her thoughts on the session which delved into “The New World of Production.” Perhaps the most important takeaway for her centered on a comment...
Monday, Aug. 8, 2016
DDB NY has added Chris Klein and Alan Leber as executive producers. Klein will serve as EP on the Time Warner Cable and Johnson & Johnson Beauty accounts. Prior to joining DDB, he worked for eight years at J. Walter Thompson and oversaw production for a range of clients, including Rolex,...
Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2016
DDB New York has promoted Hannah Fishman from group creative director to executive creative director while also bringing Cam Hoelter and Cheryl Horsfall aboard as ECDs. All three will report to Icaro Doria, DDB NY’s chief creative officer.
In her new...
Monday, Jul. 20, 2015
DDB New York has made a pair of key creative hires, bringing on board Lucas Panizza as executive creative director and Bruno Oppido as head of art. They will report to chief creative officer Icaro Doria.
An Argentinean native, Panizza previously...
Friday, Mar. 27, 2015
DDB New York has hired Madison Wharton to serve as chief production officer. Wharton will be responsible for creating a new operational model and new capabilities for the integrated needs of the agency. She will report to Chris Brown, president and CEO of DDB New...
Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015
Icaro Doria--most recently the founder and executive creative director of Wieden+Kennedy in São Paulo, Brazil--will join DDB New York as chief creative officer, effective in March. Doria will report directly to Chris Brown, president/CEO of DDB NY, who assumed...
Tuesday, Jun. 24, 2014
Chris Brown has been named president and CEO of DDB New York. He will transition into his new role in September. Brown currently serves as CEO of DDB Group Australia.
Additionally, a new group structure in New York has been created and will encompass...