John McNeil, former senior partner and creative director at Ogilvy & Mather/N.Y., has joined McCann-Erickson/S.F. as executive VP-co-CCO, alongside current EVP-CCO Jeff Huggins.
Bill Oberlander, formerly an executive creative director at Ogilvy & Mather, has been named executive VP-executive creative director at McCann-Erickson/N.Y.
Marcus Kemp, currently a managing director and creative director at Euro RSCG/N.Y., has been named vice chairman and chief creative officer at BBDO/Atlanta.
Craig Markus, group creative director and co-founder of McCann youth-marketing unit TAG, has been promoted to executive VP-executive creative director at McCann-Erickson/N.Y.
Writer and art director Todd Lamb, formerly of Goodby, Silverstein & Partners, has joined Mother/N.Y.
Art director Mark Sorensen, formerly of Clarity Coverdale Fury in Minneapolis, has joined BBDO/Atlanta.
At the Via Group in Portland, Me., senior copywriter Chad Leitz and senior art director Steve LaChance have been promoted to associate creative directors.
At DDB/N.Y., director of creative services Karen Sullivan has been promoted to director of creative operations and project management.
The New York-based directing team Honest-aka Jonathan Milott and Cary Murnion-has signed with Czar.US for commercials and music video representation.
Director Michael Wright, formerly of Aardman/London, has signed with L.A.'s Rhythm + Hues for North American commercials representation.
Director Wayne Isham, formerly of A Band Apart, has signed with X-Ray Productions for commercials representation and with Crossroads sibling [email protected] for music videos.
The Brothers Strause, formerly of HSI, have signed with Santa Monica production company Tight for worldwide commercials and video representation.
Director Wayne Holloway, formerly of RSA USA, has signed with Santa Monica production company Uncle. RSA/London will continue to represent Holloway in Europe.
Director Sam Jones-best known for the Wilco documentary I Am Trying to Break Your Heart-has signed with Tool of North America for commercials representation.
Gray Hirshfield has been promoted to head of production at New York effects house Quiet Man.
Composer, sound designer and producer David Logan, formerly of Amber Music, has joined N.Y. music house Q Department.
David Cohen, formerly deputy director of broadcast production at FCB/N.Y., has been named CCO at both New York-based design studio Pure and editorial collective Chemistry.
Composer A.J. Gundell has joined the roster of New York music house Tonic.
Assistant editor Dannette Mehalik has been promoted to editor at New York's Blue Rock Editing Company.
Hillary Kew, formerly an assistant, has been promoted to mixer at AudioEngine, which has offices in New York and Phoenix.
Audrey Berger, formerly of her own Hothouse Music & Sound Design, has joined New York radio and music house McHale Barone as executive producer.
Amy Selwocki has joined Suspect, the New York-based visual effects and design studio, as producer, from Berwyn Editorial, the in-house editorial arm of Euro RSCG/N.Y.