TBWA/Chiat/Day, Los Angeles welcomed Tom Van Daele as creative director. Van Daele comes from Duval Guillaume, New York, where he worked with clients including Coca-Cola and Le Pain Quotidien. Joining Van Daele is Brian Friedrich, a former Lowe creative who will take on the role of ACD, along with returning TBWA creative Ken Pappanduros who will take on the senior copywriter post on the Nissan account and TBWA/Media Arts Lab alum Jason Busa as ACD on the Infiniti account. ... Crispin Porter + Bogusky announced today that Colin Drummond has been named VP, director of culture and business insights. Additionally, Tom Birk moves from, co-director, cognitive and cultural
Radar at CP+B to an expanded role within the MDC Partners network where he will serve in the newly formed position of director, strategic partner initiatives ... Dominique Trudeau, design and interactive creative director, TAXI Montreal, will participate on the Cyber Lions jury at this year's Cannes International Advertising Festival. ... Emmy Award-winning audio specialist Peter Cole (pictured), who has done post for shows including The Simpsons and Northern Exposure, opened Before Noon Post Production Sound Services, a full-service audio post production company located in Studio City, CA. ... Toronto-based production company Code Film signed director Alexandre Franchi, who has done spot work for clients including Pepsi, Mercedes and Burger King, to its roster. ... VFX house Smoke & Mirrors, New York announced the addition of senior flame artist Dan Kelly.Kelly most recently served at New York-based rhinofx as a senior inferno artist. ... Tesa Aragones will be leaving her post as managing partner of digital branding at LA-based firm davidandgoliath to assume the newly created position of global digital brand leader at Nike.