CP+B has hired Dan Donovan and Bill Roden as creative directors
based in its Boulder office. Donovan will be working on the
account while Roden will be working on MetLife. Donovan (left)
comes to CP+B from McCann NY where he has been a group
creative director on the Verizon Wireless
account since 2005. He has worked at McCann Erickson since 2000,
working on brands like MLB, ESPN, Avis, Staples, U.S. Army, Nikon,
Sprint, Black & Decker, Verizon Wireless and Weight Watchers
ACNE Production is opening an office in London and has appointed former CHI & Partners executive Ben Clark as managing director/executive producer. The office will be ACNE's fifth, after Stockholm, LA, Paris & Berlin. Clark joined CHI & Partners in 2002 and served as head of broadcast production for the last two years of his tenure, producing work for brands such as Drench, Samsung, Talk Talk, Lexus and Vodafone.
Luma Pictures has appointed Vicki Mayer as executive producer, commercial content. She will be responsible for overseeing advertising-related VFX project work, staffing the growing commercial wing and expanding and establishing client relationships. Mayer has worked as an agency producer and VFX producer at companies including Goodby, Silverstein & Partners, Saatchi & Saatchi, 72andSunny, EVB, Dentsu, Rock Paper Scissors and Digital Domain. She has worked with brands such as HP, Toyota, Nike, Anheuser-Busch, Diet Coke, Visa, Lexus, Smirnoff, 2K Sports, Juicy Fruit, Altoids and Bridgestone. Her short film, The Witness: From the Balcony of Room 306, received a nomination at the 81st Academy Awards in the 'Documentary Short Story' category.