The&Partnership hires CSO away from McCann, Anomaly adds four group creative directors
The&Partnership hired Colm Murphy as chief strategy officer, New York. He will also manage teams at m/SIX. Most recently, Murphy was CSO at McCann New York and co-head of strategy at Droga5 prior to that. He has worked with clients including JP Morgan Chase, Under Armour, Ancestry, Georgia Pacific, Kraft Heinz and Mailchimp. Martin Cox also joins the agency, as creative director on Toyota in London. Previously, he was global creative director at Spark44, where he worked on Land Rover and Jaguar.
Anomaly hired four group creative directors: Tara Lawall, former creative director at 72andSunny; Donnell Johnson, former creative director at Droga5 and Laura Sampedro and Carlos Alija, both former creative directors at Wieden & Kennedy London.
Norman Wonderly has been promoted to executive vice president, creative for Warner Bros. Records. He joined WBR in 2010 as SVP of the label’s creative services team and has overseen campaigns and music videos for artists including Dua Lipa, Michael Bublé, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Josh Groban, Jason Derulo and Gary Clark Jr. Prior to that, he was publisher of Alternative Press magazine, where he worked for twenty years.
Wunderman Thompson hired Ewen Sturgeon as CEO of Europe and South Africa, overseeing 6,500 employees in 76 offices. He joins from Publicis.Sapient where he was chief operating officer, EMEA. Prior to that, he was CEO of DigitasLBi International.
Jarrod Riddle returns to Space150 as executive creative director in the Minneapolis office. He had been a senior designer and creative director before leaving the agency in 2010. Most recently, he ran Hunt & Foster, his own design consultancy, and co-founded startups Zurvu and Ben Lido. Previously, he was a creative director at R/GA in New York working on the Nike+ team. He has also held positions at Big Spaceship, Carmichael Lynch and Olson.
Geoff Desreumaux is now head of strategy at Amsterdam-founded creative agency SuperHeroes New York. Previously, he was social media director at Zimmerman, head of social for Lexis in London and senior strategist at Cheil U.K., working on brands including Samsung, Virgin Mobile, Harley Davidson, Diet Coke, Office Depot and The Body Shop. Desreumaux is also co-founder of We are Social Media, a digital marketing news outlet.
Bullish hired Nate Moore as design director, who moves from Droga5; Kate Scott as partner, strategy from Nick & Zoe; Jazz Powell as account manager from BBH London; Jake Tieman as creative/designer from Droga5 and Lucy Dikeou as investment associate.
Hush hired Ryan Rowlett as art director and Danielle Towslee as architectural designer. Previously, Rowlett was lead designer at Red Antler, senior interactive designer for the Brooklyn Academy of Music and art director at RR Donnelley.
Swift hired Frank Brooks as head of production. He has held positions Nike, Apple and at agencies including AKQA, Argonaut, Goodby Silverstein & Partners and Wieden & Kennedy, working on brands like Fitbit, ESPN, Mini, PlayStation and Uber.