Director Gregor Nicholas has joined Chelsea's roster for exclusive representation in the United States. Nicholas, now based in New York, began his career in his native New Zealand and has previously worked on commercials for clients including Nike, Heineken, Gatorade, and BMW. Film work includes anti-nuclear protest film Pacific 3-2-1-Zero, which won the Croisette d'Or Grand Prix at the Cannes Music Film Awards and short film Avondale Dogs, ranked second on the Guardian's list of the ten best short films of all time.
Illustrator Andy Rementer has joined London-based creative consultancy Big Active. Rementer's work includes painting in acrylic, creating type with brush and ink, pencil drawing and character design for clients including Sueddeutsche (pictured).
Sterling-Rice Group, the Colorado-based brand strategy, innovation, and creativity firm, has hired Barbara Hagen as managing director. Hagen joins from Target in Minneapolis where she led all marketing for the hardlines categories, including sporting goods, household care, baby care, and personal care products. She started her career at Ogilvy & Mather, NY, leading media planning for clients such as American Express and Kimberly-Clark. During her career she has launched and revitalized products for General Mills, BristolMyers-Squibb, Johnson & Johnson, and Microsoft's Games/Xbox Division.