JWT London appointed Ricardo Figueira as its first ever digital executive creative director, reporting to executive creative director Russell Ramsey. Figueira comes from Glue Isobar London, where he was a creative director, and has worked with clients including Fiat, Nokia, Adidas, Coca-Cola and Visa. Before Glue Isobar, Figueira was a creative VP for Isobar Latin America, based out of Sao Paulo, and has also worked at digital agency AgenciaClick, where he was a partner.
Wild(child) editorial has signed Tom Schachte to its roster of editors. Schachte, who has worked on commercials from brands including AOL, AT&T, Toyota, Royal Carribbean and eBay, comes off a 10-year run at BlueRock in New York. "His experience cutting not only hundreds of spots, as well as trailers for big-budget feature films and music videos for high-profile artists, brings the invaluable perspective of a filmmaker to his commercial work - and makes him an ideal fit with Wild(child)'s multi-disciplined team of cutters," Wild(child) oenered Yvette Pineyro said in a statement.