BBH Hires Dove 'Real Beauty' Duo, McKay to Cole & Weber and More

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BBH London has hired Beto Fernandez and Paco Conde, the creatives from Ogilvy Brazil behind Dove's "Real Beauty Sketches." The pair led the creative department at Ogilvy Brazil, working for clients including Coca-Cola, Unilever, Claro, Philips, GSK and Forbes. The Dove campaign won last year's Titanium Grand Prix at Cannes and the agency also picked up the Promo & Activations Grand Prix for "Immortal Fans," which encouraged soccer fans to become organ donors so their hearts would beat forever for their favorite team.

Patrick McKay
Patrick McKay

Cole & Weber United appointed Patrick McKay executive creative director. McKay joins the Seattle-based agency following a period freelancing with agencies such as Mullen, CP&B, Publicis, Mother and BBDO, among others. Prior to that, he was a creative director at both Wieden & Kennedy London, and Goodby, Silverstein & Partners in San Francisco. He has worked on campaigns for clients including Starbucks, Microsoft, Milk, Viacom, Nokia, Comcast and Honda.

From Left; Anders Davidsson (CEO CP+B Scandinavia), Henrik Dufke, Cecilia Steenberg Forsberg and Felipe Montt
From Left; Anders Davidsson (CEO CP+B Scandinavia), Henrik Dufke, Cecilia Steenberg Forsberg and Felipe Montt

CP&B has recruited creative team Henrik Dufke and Felipe Montt to join its Stockholm office, which opened its doors last year. The creative duo were most recently at Grey London, after spending the last few years at Mother London and BBH New York producing work for brands like Google, Axe and HTC. They will work with Cecilia Steenberg Forsberg, head of production at CP&B Stockholm, on clients including Sony Mobile and Mini.

Rory Forrest
Rory Forrest

Creative agency Mistress has promoted Ben Beale to associate creative director in its Los Angeles office, and hired Rory Forrest (pictured), Beale's former creative partner from Grey UK in London, as an assistant creative director at Mistress.tech, based in Hamburg, Germany. Beale joined Mistress last year as creative director, after working with Forrest on brands including Lucozade and Macleans at Grey London. His recent work with Mistress included a stunt to launch VH1's Naked Dating series.

Anthony DeBery
Anthony DeBery

SS&K has hired Anthony DeBery as head of creative services, charged with creative recruitment and internal creative operations. Prior to joining the New York agency, he was creative manager at Saatchi & Saatchi. Before that, he spent three years at KBS&P. He has also taught the course "How to Get a Job" at Miami Ad School. SS&K has also hired Alyssa Wilson Georg as senior art director. Georg was most recently at Arnold Worldwide, working on New Balance and Progressive. Former Buzzfeed writer Gabe Whaley also joins the agency, as social/digital content writer.

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