Achievers: AdForum’s Roundup of Advertising Industry Career News

by James Thompson

Andrea Gustafson New Design Director at Havas Worldwide New York 

Andrea Gustafson has joined the creative department of Havas Worldwide New York as design director. She will work across the entire agency portfolio alongside Coral Garvey, head of art. Gustafson will report to group executive creative director/managing director Jason Musante. For more details, visit Shoot.

Catherine Davis Appointed New Executive Vice President at Leo Burnett Chicago

Leo Burnett Chicago has appointed Catherine Davis as Executive Vice President and Account Director, overseeing the agency’s McDonald’s business in the U.S. She will be responsible for leading the brand’s marketing programming and will report to Leo Burnett North America CEO Rich Stoddart. More information is available at Little Black Book.

Saatchi & Saatchi Selects Jeff Geisler as First Global Chief Marketing Officer

Publicis Groupe’s Saatchi & Saatchi has hired Roc Nation’s Jeff Geisler as its first global chief marketing officer (CMO) where he will lead the agency’s global growth, brand, and new business initiatives. For more information, visit The Drum.

The Community Names Andy Amendola Director of Digital Strategy

The Community, part of SapientNitro, named Andy Amendola as director of digital strategy. Based in Miami, Amendola will report to Andrew Speyer, head of strategy. Most recently, Amendola was director of digital strategy at Y&R/Bravo Miami, where he developed the U.S. Hispanic digital strategy for Coors Light and SC Johnson brands such as Glade and Scrubbing Bubbles. Read more at MediaPost.

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