GyroHSR—GyroHSR, London, has named Kevin Allen international planning director, a new role at the agency. Allen was previously global head of planning at BBDO/Proximity Worldwide, London. In his new position, Allen will lead global planning for the agency across its portfolio of international clients.
McCann—McCann Worldgroup, New York, has appointed Ed Castillo and Erik Jansen to the newly created positions of integrated strategy directors. Castillo was previously senior VP-director of account planning at PHD, New York, an integrated marketing agency. Jansen was previously managing partner of Naked Communications, New York.