JWT names creative chief for Ford

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J. Walter Thompson Co. has established the new post of global creative director for its Ford Global Business Unit and given the job to Exec VP Dick Howting, now executive creative director on Thompson's U.S. Ford business at JWT USA, Detroit. Mr. Howting in his new role will advise on creative for Ford in the U.S. and advise on all Ford creative work at JWT offices internationally, including Jaguar, Mazda and Ford export. He will remain based in Detroit. JWT did not immediately identify Mr. Howting's successor as executive creative director on the Ford U.S. business.

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