DDB has moved Kevin Drew Davis from DDB Canada, Vancouver, to DDB Chicago to serve as SVP-executive creative director on its McDonald's U.S. business. Replacing him as chief creative officer is 17-year DDB veteran and current ECD of DDB Canada, Vancouver, Cosmo Campbell. Campbell's first task will be to lead the creative team on the agency's new Volkswagen account. Meanwhile, Dean Lee will continue as ECD at DDB Canada, Vancouver, on a solo basis.
Havas Worldwide Japan has appointed David Morgan as executive creative director, and also to the agency's executive committee. Prior to joining Havas, Morgan spent eight years with Ogilvy & Mather Japan. He will work on clients including Air France, BMW Motorrad, Evian, IBM and Pernod Ricard, and will also oversee the consumer work for Havas Life Japan's portfolio of healthcare clients.
San Francisco agency Eleven has promoted three staffers to creative director. Margie Chidley, Ricard Valero and Matthew Wakeman will lead the creative teams for the agency's Aria and Dignity Health business, as well as its recently won Oakley account. Previously, Childley was senior copywriter, Valero was associate creative director and Wakeman was senior brand designer.
New York experience design and innovation agency Sub Rosa has hired Esther Downton as production director and Forrest Jesse as spatial design director. Downton was previously executive producer at Stinkdigital, while Jesse was most recently at Diller Scofidio & Renfro. The agency also appointed Arnava Asan and Mark Drapeau as senior brand strategists.