FCB's Anderson Joins DDB and other moves

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In big personnel news from Chicago, FCB/Chicago president and CEO Dana Anderson has been named presdident/CEO at DDB/Chicago, where she will report to agency chairman Bob Scarpelli. Former agency president Ray Gillette, meanwhile, has been named president of a yet-to-launch Chicago office of Downtown Partners DDB, the Toronto-based agency that has become increasingly visible in the U.S. through its work for Anheuser-Busch. ... Swedish director Anders Hallberg has signed with Believe Media, where he is currently working on U.S. projects for Mother/New York and Crispin Porter + Bogusky. ... At Cole & Weber/Red Cell in Seattle, Carrie Sherley and Aaron Krantz have joined the agency as a senior copywriter and designer, respectively. ... Documentary editor Gideon Brown, formerly of WNYE-TV, has joined New York's Wonderland Productions. ... Santa Monica visual effects company Steele VFX has entered an alliance with computer animator Wayne England and his company Spatial Harmonic Productions. England's outfit, while still independent, will set up shop in Steele's headquarters and serve as an in-house computer animation department.
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