Ex-McCann CEO Nick Brien Named Chief Executive of Hearst's iCrossing

March 2, 2015

Nick Brien, the advertising executive who formerly led McCann Worldgroup, is joining digital-marketing agency iCrossing as its CEO. Hearst Corporation, parent company of iCrossing, told staff of Mr. Brien's hiring this morning. His appointment, effective immediately, includes a new role at t…

Mick Mahoney to leave RKCR/Y&R

March 2, 2015

Mick Mahoney, the executive creative director at Rainey Kelly Campbell Roalfe/Y&R, is to leave the agency. Mark Roalfe, the chairman and executive creative director, is to take charge of creative direction. The agency is looking to hire a team of creative directors who will report into …

Rapp Media strengthens senior team with staff changes

March 2, 2015

Rapp Media has promoted business director Paul Holman and has made a series of appointments to strengthen its senior team. Holman will now take the role of managing partner to lead growth across all of Rapp Media’s clients, helping them to address their business challenges with data-l…

Mindshare heads to New Zealand; Appoints Samantha Osborne as MD

March 2, 2015

Mindshare is launching in New Zealand with a suite of tools and products that aim to establish it as a leading player within the communications space. Katie Rigg-Smith, CEO Mindshare Australasia, commented that the Mindshare products and approach to media thinking are proven globally and she…

Adam&eveDDB swoops for Ogilvy creative Ivan Pols

February 26, 2015

Adam & Eve/DDB has hired Ivan Pols as a creative director. Pols joins from Ogilvy & Mather, where he was a global creative director. When he starts next month, Pols will work on Unilever’s Lipton, Wall’s and Flora. Pols has been based in London since 2010 and worked on O…