Wieden + Kennedy Hires New Leadership for Its Renowned Design Studio – Adweek

Wieden + Kennedy announced it has hired acclaimed design veterans Nicole Jacek and Noreen Morioka to serve as co-heads of design. Together, they will lead the 100-plus employees who are part of the design studio at the agency’s Portland headquarters. The duo will relocate to Washington and lead creative and new business efforts for the […]

Salesforce Is Making It Even Easier to Create Shoppable Posts on Instagram – Adweek

If a picture is worth a thousand words, how much is a shoppable image on Instagram worth? Announced at last week’s National Retail Federation conference, Salesforce Commerce Cloud revealed that retailers can now use their entire product catalog to create shoppable posts on Instagram. This includes product details like the price, name and a short […]

Univision Promotes Jessica Rodriguez to the New Position of President and COO – Adweek

Univision is promoting Jessica Rodriguez to president and chief operating officer, a new position at the nation’s leading Spanish-language media company. Rodriguez, who was named to the 2016 Adweek 50, has been chief marketing officer of UCI since 2014. She’ll continue in that role overseeing research, consumer branding and messaging, corporate marketing, branding initiatives and campaigns. […]

DDB New York Welcomes Creative Duo From Grey as Co-CCOs – Adweek

DDB New York has hired Lisa Topol and Derek Barnes as co-CCOs, effective in March. The duo will lead the agency’s creative department across a client roster that includes Unilever, Mars, PepsiCo, Henkel, Merck, Tribeca Enterprises and Cotton Inc while reporting to DDB North America CCO Ari Weiss. “Lisa and Derek have had careers that would make any […]

The Matchup for Super Bowl LII Is Set – Adweek

The National Football League’s two conference championship games far surpassed anything else television had to offer during the week of Jan. 15, according to the Nielsen Social Content Ratings. The American Football Conference Championship game on CBS, in which the host New England Patriots edged the Jacksonville Jaguars for a spot in Super Bowl LII, […]

Facebook Is in a Trust Crisis – Adweek

Trust is a tricky thing. Do you trust that someone is telling you the truth? Do you trust them with your secrets? Do you trust that they will continue to behave in a similar way tomorrow as they do today? Do you trust that they are trying to do the right thing? If there were […]

Translation Names New Chief Strategy Officer as Well as New Head of Talent – Adweek

Translation, which describes itself as a full-service communications agency, today announced it hired Daniel Cherry III to be its new chief strategy officer. He formerly served as the chief marketing and innovation officer of three-time Stanley Cup champion the New Jersey Devils and the team’s home arena, the Prudential Center. The shop also hired Britta […]