Saatchi & Saatchi, New York, will spawn a new interactive holding company likely to be named Carbon, said executives close to the agency. Coby O'Brien, president-CEO of Saatchi & Saatchi's interactive arm Darwin Digital, has registered the URL carbonservicecapital.com
. Mr. O'Brien is expected to head the unit with David Yakir, former president-CEO of MacManus Group's Blue Marble, an interactive shop that merged last September with Novo Interactive, San Francisco. Mr. Yakir moved into Darwin Digital's offices earlier this spring.
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