Mullen has appointed
Dylan Bernd as group creative director. Bernd comes to Mullen from
McCann Erickson in
NYC, where he was group creative director on MasterCard. He has
also previously worked at BBH and Mother New York, on brands
including Google Chrome, Ally Bank (the 'Straightforward' campaign)
and Johnnie Walker. Other previous clients include AXE, Virgin
Mobile and Target.
Sterling-Rice Group, the Colorado-based brand strategy, innovation, and creativity firm, has hired Barbara Hagen as managing director. Hagen joins from Target in Minneapolis where she led all marketing for the hardlines categories, including sporting goods, household care, baby care, and personal care products. She started her career at Ogilvy & Mather, NY, leading media planning for clients such as American Express and Kimberly-Clark. During her career she has launched and revitalized products for General Mills, BristolMyers-Squibb, Johnson & Johnson, and Microsoft's Games/Xbox Division.