2.4% PR agency revenue growth
Digitas LBi has hired Morgan Carroll as exec VP/executive creative officer for the Chicago and San Francisco offices. Carroll, who will be based in Chicago, joins from Deutsch N.Y., where he served as executive VP-group creative director. During his time there, he led campaigns for clients including Directv, Microsoft, Unilever, Kodak and Ikea. Most recently, he helped create GoDaddy's Super Bowl campaign "Perfect Match." Prior to Deutsch, he was a founding member of Saatchi & Saatchi's digital agency, Darwin Digital. He went on to oversee Saatchi & Saatchi's first Interactive Creative Department
Isobar US has made two creative hires, appointing David Trumpf as an associate creative director and Stefan Georgi as an art director. Most recently, Trumpf spent nearly seven years at R/GA working with clients such as Nike, Unilever, Verizon, Pepsi, The Ad Council and L'Oreal. He also previously worked as an independent creative for brands such as the Gap, Major League Baseball, Coca-Cola and others. He is also the co-founder and creative director of Chalet magazine, a publication that explores cities from the perspective of a bicycle. Georgi was previously a senior art director at Ogilvy on clients such as American Express, DuPont, Nascar and MetLife. Prior to Ogilvy, he worked at agencies including SarkissianMason, Droga5 and TBWAChiat/Day for clients such as Boeing, UNICEF and Vonage. The agency also hired Dana Randall as an engagement director, where she will act as a client partner and contribute to the agency's new business efforts. Previously, Randall founded and ran her own digital boutique agency, Built by the Factory.
KBS+ has promoted Jenny Read to the new position of head of production. She was previously executive producer and acting head of production. She joined KBS+ in 2003 as a senior art buyer, having previously worked at McCann and DDB, rising to the role of executive producer in 2010. She has led and produced work for clients such as BMW, Vanguard, Goldman Sachs and The TJX Companies.