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Young & Rubicam, Chicago announced Ken Erke, former executive creative director, has been promoted to chief creative officer after Mark Figliulo left the agency for TBWA/Chiat/Day, New York. Figliulo has yet to consumate the deal with TBWA; sources say he's having touble enrolling his children in school. ... Modernista! hired Boyd Coyner, formerly creative director at Wieden + Kennedy, Amsterdam to be the executive creative director at its Amsterdam office. ... Portland's @Large Films added Todd Korgan to its roster. ... New York's Riot added Matt Hackett, formerly of Asylum and Digital Domain, as animation supervisor. ... Canada's Code Film signed directors Gaute Hesthagen and Fredrik Callinggard. ... Grey, New York added Don McKinney, formerly of Cole & Weber United, as executive creative director/director of digital development. ... Saville Production signed Kiwi filmmaker Christine Jeffs for North American commercial representation. ... AvatarLabs named Alan Chapman to the position of production designer. ... Euro RSCG Discovery promoted Alex Bombeck to the newly-created position of president. ... New York's Favorite Color added Frank Pichel, formerly of Superfad, to the post of co-creative director. ...
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