Qnary, the digital reputation technology platform founded by former Madison Avenue luminary Bant Breen has promoted Ray Carbonell to CEO from global president. He succeeds Breen, who last month joined Harte Hanks as CEO. Breen remains chairman of Qnary.? Carbonell, a native of Barcelona, Spain, joined Qnary in 2012 as its first employee. In 2015, he was named executive vice president account solutions ?and was promoted to global president in 2017. In the latter role, he oversaw Qnary’s business outside of the US.? “I’m excited to pass the day-to-day reins over to Ray as Qnary accelerates its growth,” Breen ...
GKV is elevating Dave Broscious and Mark Rosica to co-creative directors, succeeding Jeff Millman, who has been with GKV since 1983. While Millman will continue his leadership role with several accounts, particularly with baby boomer and health care focused clients, he has turned over the day-to-day operations, strategy and oversight of GKV’s creative department to Broscious and Rosica. Broscious most recently served as creative partner at the Baltimore-based agency and Rosica previously worked as senior, vice president, associate creative director.
Tom Sann is jumping from the agency side at BBDO New York to join the Wonderful Company's in-house agency that operates as exclusive creator of marketing communications and brand experiences for such brands as FIJI Water, POM Wonderful, Wonderful Pistachios & Almonds, Wonderful Halos, JUSTIN, JNSQ and Landmark Wines, and Teleflora.? Sann will serve as executive producer, the most senior position in the Integrated Production department, to work across all of the company’s consumer and philanthropic brands as well as on internal video content. He will also partner with direct supervisor and agency chief creative officer Darren Moran to build ...
Isobar has promoted Ricardo?Salema?from executive creative director to the newly created role of chief creative officer.??Salema?will continue to report to Isobar U.S. CEO, Deb?Boyda.? ? In the new role,?Salema?will work more closely with Isobar’s other officers and discipline directors on growth and development plans while continuing to manage the day-to-day operations of the U.S. creative team.??He will work alongside Ng to align global creative initiatives and goals, such as raising awareness of the agency’s creative capabilities.? Senior U.S. creative leads and directors will continue to report to Salema, a 12-year veteran of the agency. There are no immediate plans to ...
Elevation is promoting Carol Gregory from senior account planner and Marnie Martin to senior manager, operations and project management. Megan Bagli departs ICF Olson to join the agency in the newly created role of social media manager.?
The Many (FKA Mistress) is promoting Todd Lombardo to managing director, brand & social in a newly created role.??Most recently, Lombardo served as director of digital and social and earlier in his career worked at Deutsch, Yahoo!, and Lowe & Partners.?
Cramer-Krasselt is hiring Jeff Kean as senior vice president, innovative technology director to lead a team of developers, creative technologists, UX/UI members working across agency accounts. This newly added role comes as 61% of C-K's revenue now comes from? digital, social and programmatic media.? Kean was most recently an independent contractor working with Zimmer Design, Qualcomm and Mirum.?
Bailey Lauerman has appointed Lauren Schuster to serve as head of business development, based out of the agency's Omaha office. She will lead client growth at both the Nebraska location as well as at the agency's Los Angeles office. She previously worked at GlynnDevins and spent over 11 years at VML including time as director of business development and working on brands like Gatorade and Colgate Palmolive.?
Ad agency Johannes Leonardo has appointed Hope Nardini creative director. She will focus on the MassMutual account alongside creative director Kevin Watkins and will report to co-founders Jan Jacobs and Leo Premutico at the agency’s headquarters in New York.? Nardini joins the agency from McCann New York where she was responsible for the Verizon account among others. Last year, Nardini’s team created Verizon’s emotional “First Responders” Super Bowl spot.?? Earlier Nardini served at agencies Leo Burnett and BBDO in Chicago.? The hire follows the recent appointment of Samira Ansari as JL’s new group creative director from Grey New York.
Los Angeles-based digital agency Zehner is expanding its leadership team with the promotion of Sukh Sidhu to vice president, business development & strategic alliances, and Masha Agapov to the role of creative director. Separately, Tino Doan, previously with Outerknown has joined the agency as director of commerce strategy. And consultant Edwin Chang signs on as an advisor to provide insight into multichannel operations.? ?