Crispin Porter + Bogusky has hired two new creative teams in its London office under new ECDs Ben Walker and Matt Gooden. Ben Carey and Henrik Delehag join as a creative duo. They previously had their own firm, Benrik Limited, having worked at Y&R, Publicis and TBWA Stockholm. Bertie Scrase and Christen Brestrup join from WCRS & Co, where the pair worked on Mini, Sky, Brylcreem, The Sun and Weetabix. Prior to that they worked at Leo Burnett on McDonald's, Kellogg's and Nintendo.
New York-based animation, design, and live action studio LAIR has added director Evan Mathis to its roster. Mathis has worked on fashion and cosmetics projects for brand including L'Oreal, DKNY, Anna Sui, Coty. He has worked with entertainment brands on show launches and identities such as USA Network's 'Characters Welcome' brand, and brand strategies and design initiatives for ABC, TNT, and Discovery.
Nate Brown has joined CG and design company re:think studios as partner and executive producer. Brown, a former agency producer at DDB, Crispin Porter + Bogusky and Critical Mass has partnered with Brian Bullock, Jessica Simmon and John McGrath to expand the Chicago-based company. Bullock serves as the company's creative director, Simmon as editor and finishing artist and McGrath as the operations manager.
Whitehouse Post is expanding to Amsterdam via a partnership with Dutch post house The Ambassadors. Editor Ethan Mitchell has transferred from Whitehouse Post's New York offices to launch Whitehouse Post @ The Ambassadors this month, and will be joined by a roster of the company's UK editorial staff. Whitehouse Post also has partnerships with Gentleman Scholar (Los Angeles), production company Cap Gun (Chicago and London), and visual effects house Carbon (New York).