Amy Armstrong Named Initiative US CEO


Initiative, a communications agency within the IPG Mediabrands network, announced a newly reorganized U.S. executive management team for 2017.Read more

The IPG Women’s Breakfast CES 2017: Innovators at the Intersection of Marketing Technology


This year R/GA and IPG launched the inaugural Marketing Tech Studio, an accelerator program seeking the next great marketing tech start-ups. As part of this program, the IPG Women’s Breakfast at CES 2017 featured innovators from new ventures, established technology companies and forward-leaning marketers as they explore the intersection of messaging, AI, bots and machine learning.Read more

Hill Holliday Names a New President and Its First Chief Operating Officer

Hill Holliday has shored up its leadership team by promoting Chris Wallrapp and Leslee Kiley to president and chief operating officer, respectively. CEO and chairman Karen Kaplan announced the moves this morning.Read more

Susan Credle, Global Chief Creative Officer at FCB, Selected for a New York Women in Communications Matrix Award

Susan Credle has been selected for a Matrix Award for her impact on the advertising industry and her outspoken commitment to making a difference for women in communications.Read more

Liz Taylor, Chief Creative Officer of FCB Chicago, Profiled in Crain's Chicago Business

Crain's Chicago Business


Liz Taylor, 46, is the new chief creative officer of ad agency FCB Chicago. She lives in Northbrook with her husband, two teenagers and a mini goldendoodle.

Tell us about your childhood.

It was a little bit of John Hughes-meets-Augusten Burroughs with a dash of David Sedaris. I grew up in upper-middle-class Glenview in a highly dysfunctional family with a lot of love and humor.Read more

Michael Roth Discusses Diversity as a Business Imperative in Davos

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Why Diversity is a Business Imperative: Michael Roth, Interpublic Group (IPG) Chairman & CEO, Lisa Coleman, CDO Harvard University, and Laura Zelenko, Senior Editor for Business and Finance Bloomberg News discuss why it is not about setting quotas, but achieving objectives at The Girls' Lounge in Davos.

Patti Temple Rocks Appointed Golin’s first Client Innovation Officer and Ginger Porter elevated to President, Midwest Region

Patti Temple Rocks, Managing Director (MD) of Chicago, will assume new responsibilities as Golin's first Client Innovation Officer. Ginger Porter, MD of Dallas, will become President, Midwest Region, with oversight of Golin's Chicago and Dallas operations. Both Temple Rocks and Porter will sit in Golin's Chicago office, will report to Gary Rudnick, CEO+ Operations and will join the agency's Executive Board. Read more

Jack Morton Worldwide Appoints Rachel Donovan SVP Executive Creative Director

Rachel Donovan, new svp, executive creative director at Jack Morton Worldwide Based in the New York office, she is the former global creative director at McCann Health and brings a wealth of experience across a range of industries, including automotive, beauty, consumer packaged goods, mobile devices, entertainment, healthcare, and technology. Former clients include Pepsi, Chevrolet, Cadillac, Reckitt Benckiser, Novartis, HBO, GE, AT&T, Target, Time Warner Cable, Colgate, Dove,, and Airbnb. Read on...

McCann Health Appoints Geline Midouin as Global Chief Talent Officer

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Midouin will join McCann Health as global chief talent officer on February 1.

"Geline brings with her a wide array of skills and depth of experience in human capital management, modern concepts in talent deployment and ways of working, and a rich appreciation of the value of a ‘people first' approach that enables talent to do great work. Geline will be an extremely valuable addition to our global team," McCann Health Global CEO John Cahill said in a statement. Read on...

Abbie Baehr returns to Momentum as North American Director of Strategy

The Drum

By Minda Smiley

January 9, 2017

In her new role, she will be tasked with driving insights that "inform Momentum's strategic planning approach around the impact of brand experience."

She will be based in the brand experience agency's New York headquarters and will report to Elena Klau, Momentum's SVP-global director of strategy, insights and performance. Read on...