Human Expands, Opening Chicago Office

by / May 22, 2019 /

Multi-disciplinary music company Human, is opening a Chicago office in the West Look under the leadership of veteran composer/producer Justin Hori. Human has offices in New York, Los Angeles and Paris. The Chicago office is designed to serve as the music and audio partner for Midwestern clients and collaborators.

As the principal creative for the Chicago market, Hori will work closely with Human’s team of composers. A composer himself, H[Read More]

Finalists for New Effie Awards Global ‘5 for 50’ Announced

by / May 21, 2019 /

Effie announced today the finalists of the global ‘5 for 50’ Effie Award, which recognizes brands that have made Effie history and continue to grow, be effective and future-focused.  The award marks the nonprofit’s 50th year as the leading global authority on marketing effectiveness. 

“Effie’s ‘5 for 50’ finalists have created effective work that continues to stand the test of time and is recognized throughout every corner of the world,” said Traci Alford,[Read More]

R/GA Chicago Bolsters Client Services Team with Female Leadership

by / May 16, 2019 /

R/GA, the promotion of  Nancy Horrow to managing director, client services and the hire of DeNeatra Love as account director. The news demonstrates R/GA Chicago's initiatives to invest in diverse talent and drive the best ideas forward.

As managing director, client services Nancy Harrow oversees a talented team working to drive transformative results for the office’s expanding portfolio of clients like Cleveland Clinic,, Harley Davidson, [Read More]

Match Marketing Group adds Automotive Expert

by / May 15, 2019 /

Building on its strong track record of success in Automotive Experiential Marketing, Match Marketing Group has hired marketing veteran Rebecca Sander to lead strategic Business Development. Rebecca will add her expertise to this growing segment of Match’s client portfolio, bringing 20 years in Automotive industry marketing to the effort. Based in her hometown of Detroit, Rebecca will work across Match Marketing Group to drive best-in-class Automotive work centered on the principle that data[Read More]

Jon Flannery Joins DDB Chicago as ECD

by / May 7, 2019 /

DDB, Chicago is bringing in Jon Flannery as EVP/Executive Creative Director to oversee its Capital One client.  He will report to John Maxham, Chief Creative Officer of DDB Chicago. He joins from FCB Chicago.

“I needed a creative leader who could rise to a difficult challenge: take one of the most successful businesses in the world and figure out how to make it even more successful. It’s a great problem to have, but it’s also a tough one. Jon has a relentless drive for excellen[Read More]

Ogilvy Unveils Cannes-Ready Initiatives

by / April 29, 2019 /

As the countdown to Cannes begins, Ogilvy Chicago strategically is releasing a series of initiatives aimed to get judges attention. The annual rite is a pattern favored by global holding companies who understand how to game the awards circuit. And it's proven to be highly successful, especially for Ogilvy.

First up is an app from KIWI to make all steps count toward gender equality. The idea is that KIWI believes every day should be an opportunity [Read More]

The Barkers Join Sarofsky

by / April 29, 2019 /

Design-driven production company Sarofsky, is adding directing team The Barkers to its roster. The news was announced by company Principal and Executive Creative Director Erin Sarofsky, and Executive Producer Steven Anderson.

As design-driven directors with backgrounds in photography, The Barkers – comprised of husband-and-wife team Chris and Kristen Barker – have created highly captivating content for major brands over the past 10 years. With ex[Read More]