Rain43, Eleven and Tierney Expand Creative Teams
Toronto-based agency Rain43 has hired a trio with VP-executive creative director titles -- Jane Murray, Duncan Porter, and Dave Stubbs. Murray previously served as executive creative director at Lowe Roche. She has worked at agencies including TBWA, Taxi, Maclaren McCann, CP&B and Ogilvy & Mather. She has experience working on brands including General Motors, Coca-Cola, Telus, Missing Kids, Nestle, RBC, Molson, and Mini. Stubbs previously hails from MacLaren McCann where he was VP, group creative director. His brand work experience includes BMW, Chevrolet, Cadillac, Jeep, Dodge, Chrysler, MasterCard, Wendy's, Telus, Sony Playstation, RBC, John Hancock, Quaker, and Frito-Lay. Porter also arrived at Rain43 from MacLaren McCann, where he too served as group creative director.
The San Francisco–based creative agency Eleven added Chad Leitz as a creative director to work on accounts including Virgin America, Columbus Foods, and Oakley. Prior to joining Eleven, he was a creative director at Google, Apple and FCB Global. Before that, he served as associate creative director for agencies Goodby, Silverstein & Partners and Arnold Worldwide, where he created campaigns for Jack Daniel's and Southern Comfort.
Tierney, an IPG agency, has added SVP-Creative Directors Michael Lander and David Lan to its roster. The two will work as a team, out of Tierney's Philadelphia and New York offices. Lander has worked at BBDO, Big Fuel, Euro RSCG, Razorfish, Ogilvy and McCann, leading creative digital strategy for brands including PNC Bank, Citibank, Dime Bank, Cadillac, IBM, Samsung, Dos Equis, and the NFL.
Ogilvy & Mather London has appointed Clare Donald as chief production officer -- a new role at the U.K. agency. Donald has been head of operations at Google Creative Labs since 2013. Prior to that, she was at Havas. She was previously a senior producer at Mother and deputy head of TV at J. Walter Thompson. Ms. Donald started her career as a commercials producer and has also worked in feature and short film production. While at Google Creative Lab, Donald was part of the team that produced projects with UNICEF, Google Stories, "DevArt" at the Barbican, and "Inside Abbey Road."
Reason2Be, a New York-based digital marketing agency, has partnered with Jeremiah Rosen, who was previously the president of Campfire. He will also be managing director. During his 10 years at Campfire, Rosen helped the agency develop campaigns for HBO, Infiniti, Verizon, Snapple, Harley-Davidson, Food Network, L'Oreal, and Diageo, among other brand and entertainment clients. He was also the lead partner in Campfire's 2014 acquisition of SapientNitro.