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DDB Paris has promoted Alexandre Herve to vice president in charge of creativity. Herve joined DDB Paris in 2003 as executive creative director, and has created camapigns for the likes of Bouygues Telecom, Voyages-SNCF, Winamax, Meetic, Nike, Volkwagen, Greenpeace, MINI Allianz and Tiji. He has also been instrumental in the agency's move to integrate digital and social-creativity into its campaigns. Since 2004, his work has been awarded 28 Lions at Cannes Lions Festival, 20 Clios, five One Show awards, 43 Eurobest, one D&AD Silver Pencil and five Silver Award Nominations, for a total of 15 different brands.
Psyop joined Revolver for Australian representation, with Psyop EP Kim Wildenburg (pictured) relocating to Sydney. Blacklist, the production company founded by Psyop, also joined Revolver's roster as part of the move. Wildenburg, who has worked with Method Studios, MassMarket and Paranoid, will be responsible for drumming up new business down under.
Director Margo Weathers has joined the roster of Holiday Films for Canadian representation. Weather, who jumped into the commercial scene this year, spent the past ten years as a senior executive art director and ACD at Neiman Marcus Advertising. She worked on the company's web and in-store ads, plus short films for its campaigns. Since starting her new career, she has worked on campaigns for Kohl's, Vanity Fair Lingerie and Quilted Northern. She is represented in the U.S. by Supply & Demand Integrated.
Decon hired creative director and director Wyatt Neumann from R/Ga. Neumann, who has worked on both production and agency side of the advertising world, has led campaigns and shot work for Nokia, Frontier Airlines and Verizon.
WoodShop hired Christy Lindgren as head of production and Ben Tucker as technical producer, as the new shop continues its expansion. Lindgren has worked with production companies including RSA, Park Pictures and Anonymous Content and directors like Tony Kaye, David LaChapelle and Jake Scott. Tucker has worked with the HBO network and Buck, the design/VFX/animation company. WoodShop is led by directors Trevor Shepard and Marcelo Petrella.
The New York Festivals International Advertising Awards has selected Karim Bartoletti, executive producer and partner at Filmmaster Productions, as a member of the Grand Jury of its 2012 Edition. Bartoletti will represent Italy as a jury member in the Art/technique/technology category evaluating the best campaigns to enter the shortlist. Bartoletti started his career in USA at DDB/Chicago and then Y&R/Chicago, before joining Filmmaster in 2002 and becoming a partner in 2006.