MOVERS: People news from Goodby,, Draftfcb and more

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As Jeff Goodby emphasized in our Cannes 2007 Q&A, GS&P is taking a "hire immediately" approach in its path towards reinvention. To accommodate all its new accounts (including the NBA, Sprint and Hyundai), the agency has procured a bevy of established creatives covering practically all bases. Along with the addition of group creative directors Rick Condos and Hunter Hindman (ex-W+K Amsterdam), Goodby hired copywriters Francis Chung Jr. (CPB), Mandy Dietz (AKQA), Jon Wolanske (American Conservatory Theater), Roger Hoard and Jared Creason (Strawberry Frog), Dan Hofstadter, Jake Benjamin (Saatchi), Peter Carnavale (Y&R), Ari Weiss (W+K), Rob Katzenstein (Publicis), Jonathan Graham (Martin Williams), Matt Herr (DDB), James Bray (Fallon MN). Additionally, Goodby signed on art directors Joel Rodriguez (Fallon MN), Troy Kooper (Mekanism SF), Patcharapon Suwanagoud (Academy of Art), Jason Campbell (JWT), Matt McFaden (Miami Ad School) and Matthew Woodhams-Roberts (TBWA).

In other people news, appointed Riccardo Zane as president of the New York office. ... Draftfcb Chicago named Darryl Newman vice president, account director, while Rodd Chant resigned from his post as EVP/ECD at DraftFCB New York effective end of July. ... The AICP welcomed David Phelps and Kristin Wilcha as director of external relations and director of communications, respectively. ... Sam Gibbard left Grey London for Glue Society Sydney. ... Interpublic launched a mobile marketing agency, Ansible, to be led by Vladimir Edelmen as CEO. ... Villains signed director Erik Moe for exclusive US spot represention. ... New York-based Version2 added Mark Thomas to its editorial roster. ... BeachHouse Films signed on award-winning comedy director Tony Garcia. ... Newly formed design & production company Thornberg & Forester opened its doors in Manhattan. ... Producer Rich Rama joined the New York headquarters of MassMarket, Psyop's artist-driven VFX boutique. ... Phoenix Editorial & Designs announced the hire of editor Kim Calvert.
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