Industry Update Week of January 29th


CP+B has been awarded creative duties for AB InBev’s Goose Island Beer Co.

Following a review, Philadelphia-based deli manufacturer Dietz & Watson has named Red Tettemer O’Connell + Partners (RTO+P) as its agency of record. Dietz & Watson spent $12.4 million on measured media in 2016

Following a review, Domino’s has appointed The Community as its U.S. Hispanic agency of record.

Jack Link’s has launched a review of its creative account. Carmichael Lynch is the incumbent on the account. Jack Link’s spent around $9.1 million on U.S. measured media in 2016.

JPMorgan Chase has appointed VaynerMedia as its agency of record for voice marketing.

Agency Creative/ Producers

McCann Health has promoted June Laffey to executive vice president, chief creative officer of its New York office. Laffey was most recently executive creative director for McCann Health Australia.

Droga5 New York has parted ways with chief creative officer Ted Royer.

Wieden + Kennedy has promoted Mike Davidson and Matt Hunnicutt to co-directors of production. They will oversee multidisciplinary production capabilities across the Portland office.

BBDO New York has promoted Sofia Handler to executive producer.


Stink Films has signed director Rhys Thomas for global representation.

RSA Films has signed director Matthew K. Firpo for commercial representation worldwide.

Director Tom Barbor-Might has joined the roster at Imperial Woodpecker for representation in the U.S.

Lisa Immordino Vreeland has joined the U.S. roster of Grand Large.

PICROW has signed directing duo Zeitgeist (Liv Prior Colliander and David Henry Gerson).

Honor Society has signed director Ariel Danziger for U.S. commercial representation.

STORY has signed director Kevin Smith.

Director Joe Stevens has joined the roster at Kaboom productions.


Final Cut’s Significant Others has appointed Sarita d’Avignon as executive producer in its L.A. office.

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