Industry Update Week(s) of July 2nd & 9th


Following a review, Ally Financial has selected Anomaly as its creative agency and appointed R/GA to handle digital duties.

Following a review, Terri & Sandy has been awarded creative and strategic duties for CityMD.

The Kraft Heinz Company has selected Droga5 as its new creative agency partner for its Kraft Mac and Cheese and Philadelphia Cream Cheese brands.

Nestlé has concluded its U.S. agency review by consolidating creative assignments with WPP and Publicis agencies, including Grey, J. Walter Thompson, Casanova//McCann and Publicis. Nestlé spent approximately $619 million on measured media across its brand portfolio in 2017.

Following a review, Los Angeles-based Mistress has been awarded creative duties on iFly.

Following a review, healthcare startup Bright Health has selected Figliulo & Partners as its creative agency of record.

Kimberly-Clark Corp. has awarded a new global family-care creative assignment to FCB, a new addition to the company’s roster. The assignment includes brands such as Kleenex, Cottonelle, Scott, Andrex and Viva globally. JWT handles work on those brands in many parts of the world and will retain those assignments.

Healthcare provider MedStar Health has selected Detroit-based Doner as its agency of record.

Land O’Lakes subsidiary Vermont Creamery has appointed Colle McVoy as its agency of record.

S&P Global has appointed New York-based Firstborn as its experience agency of record.

Agency Creative/ Producers

Chandelier Creative has named Dave Clark as executive creative director to lead their New York and Los Angeles offices. Clark most recently served as executive creative director at Yard NYC.

Terri & Sandy has hired Chris Cannon as creative director. Cannon was most recently associate creative director at BBDO New York.

Baldwin& has hired Jesús Díaz as creative director and promoted Jen Matthews to design director. Díaz was most recently senior art director at Walt Disney’s in-house agency Yellow Shoes.

Razorfish Health has hired John Reid as SVP/executive creative director.

Rokkan has named Bruce Andreini as its SVP/head of integrated production. Andreini was most recently VP/executive producer at Saatchi NY.

Spring Clinton has joined Momentum Worldwide as SVP/director of production. Clinton was most recently EP/associate director of integrated production at Arnold Boston.


Chelsea has signed director Angie Bird.

Hornet has signed director Sam Mason for global representation.

Cap Gun Collective has added Jake Kovnat to its roster for U.S. representation.

The Famous Group has signed director Daniel Addelson.

Director Haya Waseem has joined the roster at Variable.

Rattling Stick U.K. has launched its first dedicated music video department and added a new roster of emerging talent under the banner DirtyWork. DirtWork launches with roster directors Sam Davis, Harry Barber, Pilgrim, Amar Hernandez, Eve Mahoney and Nathan James Tettey, under head of music Emma Wellbelove, who joins from Agile Films.

Tool of North America has hired executive producer Nancy Hacohen as managing director, live action.


Editor Paul Zucker has joined the roster at Rock Paper Scissors.


S4 Capital, the new holding group of former WPP CEO Martin Sorrell, has agreed to acquire digital production company MediaMonks for a reported price of $350 million.