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Industry Update Week(s) of March 18th & 25th

Accounts

MullenLowe has been awarded the global creative account for Grey Goose, replacing incumbent BBDO. Publicis Sapient has been awarded the global digital and social business.

SkinnyPop named 360i its integrated agency-of-record.

Following a review, Cumberland Farms has appointed Fallon as the convenience store chain’s agency of record.

Direct Auto & Life Insurance has appointed Pereira O’Dell as its new agency of record.

Following a review, Brooks Running Company has named Huge as integrated agency of record.

Procter & Gamble Co. has put its Secret deodorant account, formerly handled by Wieden & Kennedy, into review.

Agency Creative/ Producers

T Brand Studio, The New York Times’ in-house branded content studio, has hired Ben James as its first head of creative. James was most recently chief creative officer of J Walter Thompson New York.

Havas Chicago has hired John Norman as chief creative officer. Norman was most recently chief creative officer and partner at Translation.

Mother New York has hired Gordon Hull as creative director on Target.

Dailey has promoted Marcus Wesson to chief creative officer.

Henna Kathiya was promoted to senior integrated producer at FCB NY.

Directors/Production

Director Henrik Rostrup has joined the roster at Farm League.

Zach Braff has joined the roster at RSA Films.

Sweetshop has signed director Liz Murphy for global representation.

Jed Thunell has joined the roster at Sanctuary Content.

Cuba Tornado Scott has joined the roster at RSA Films for special projects.

Carrie Brownstein has joined the roster at PRETTYBIRD for commercials and branded content.

Partizan has added director Jonathan Klein to its roster.

Nonfiction Unlimited has signed director Marcus Ubungen.

ArtClass has added directors Adam Azimov and Eric Kiel to its roster.

Director Lionel Coleman has joined the roster at Superlounge.

Bryan Farhy has left Ruffian to launch Farhy.co.

Ben Davies has been promoted to VP of Furlined.

Interrogate has signed Jeff and Michael Zimbalist for commercial representation in the U.S. and Australia.

Design/Editorial/VFX

Editor Andrew Ratzlaff has joined the roster at Union Editorial.

Upcoming Events

April 24 – May 5 | Tribeca Film Festival (NYC, New York)
May 2 | Creative Circle Awards (London, UK)
May 8 & 10 | The One Show Ceremony (NYC, New York)
May 21 – 23 | D&AD Festival (London, UK)