Kirshenbaum Bond + Partners announced that Robin D. Hafitz will bring her strategic consultancy, Open Mind Strategy, into the KB+P network. In turn, she will serve as head of brand strategy at KB+P as well as president of Open Mind Strategy. ... Daniel Charron joined Saatchi & Saatchi Canada as VP, Quebec creative director. ... Campfire and Click 3X have joined forced to form Clickfire Media, which will serve as a full-service production hub for both companies, serving to consolidate the process of disseminating integrated marketing. ... Los Angeles design hybrid The Famous Group
launched, stewarded by Earl Burnley, Jr. (GCD, formerly a designer at Motion Theory), Jesse Franklin (CG Supervisor, formerly a freelance 3D artist), Graeme Pereira (editor/designer, formerly lead editor at Australia's Tide Edit), Greg Harvey (CEO, founder, former co-founder of Hornet Inc.) and David Kwan. ...Tarzana, CA's AvatarLabs appointed Brick Rucker, former lead creative at Shine LA, art director. ... Boston's Carat Fusion promoted Brian Baker to art director and Giancarlo Pisani to senior art director.