4/28/08: Agency.com announced the appointment of Ben Abramowitz to the role of Creative Director on the Mars account. Ben brings a vast range of experience from his previous posts as well as a distinguished creative flare. Ben has worked across channels, encompassing a wealth of knowledge and experience in advertising and digital, as well as unique global insights to advertising ?around the world?. He comes from a copywriter background, beginning his career at TBWA\Hunt\Lascaris, Johannesburg, working on Sony PlayStation and BMW. Abramowitz joins Agency.com from fellow Ominicom shop, EVB (San Francisco), where he worked on clients such as Adidas and 2K as Associate Creative Director. Prior to moving to the US, Abramowitz spent time at the Amsterdam hot-shop 180 working on Adidas, Dunlop and Omega; Before Amsterdam he gained further international experience at Saatchi & Saatchi in Singapore, working on Toyota.
Per Adage.com June 2009: Abramowitz, 32, joined TBWA in February after serving as a creative director at Riot -- the Amsterdam-based unit that TBWA created to win Adidas' global digital duties last year. Before Riot, he was an associate cd at Omnicom's EVB in San Francisco.