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Matt Collier and Wayne Robinson have joined DDB Chicago as creative directors. The duo join DDB from CHI & Partners in London, where they worked with Ewan Paterson prior to his joining DDB Chicago as chief creative officer. The pair, who will work across the entire DDB Chicago client roster, have received numerous awards on work for clients including Shell, Nestle, Toyota, Mazda, Kellogg's, Britvic, Tiger Beer, and Friends of the Earth. Earlier this year they won a D&AD yellow pencil for their work on the Sunday Times Rich List.

San Francisco based Kaboom Productions has added director Matt Fackrell to its roster. Fackrell has written directed episodes of the kids' show Yo Gabba Gabba and has also competed a new campaign for Stride 2.0 via JWT Puerto Rico.

Jim Olen
Jim Olen
Jim Olen has joined Chicago-based design firm Protokulture in the role of vp/managing director. Olen was president and executive producer of music house Rhythm Cafe for 14 years, and has more recently worked as a consultant to creative shops. He will focus on Protokulture's core services of graphic design and animation.

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