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Lack of Diversity Takes Center Stage at AAAA Transformation

By Tom Hespos When the crowd gasped, it was not because WPP CEO Sir Martin Sorrell acknowledged the diversity problem in advertising, it was because he took a potshot at Publicis Groupe CEO Maurice Levy. “Maurice has a habit of ignoring the facts and not letting the facts get in the way of his analysis,”… Continue reading »

Live Nation Welcomes Mike Finnegan and the Start of Programmatic Innovation

Mike Finnegan was recently named VP of Programmatic and Product Innovation at Live Nation, the largest concert company in the world . This is a new role for the company, and Mike will be charged with building out their programmatic division in the coming months. Previously, Mike served as Director of Product Development at WPP’s programmatic agency, Xaxis. The… Continue reading »

Publicis Welcomes a Bolt of Lightning as EVP and ECD

 Jason Lucas is currently the EVP and ECD at Publicis Seattle, an integrated ad agency. Prior to joining Publicis, Lucas was at VML in New York, where he was a Creative Designer. Before that, Lucas was part of a large variety of large agencies, digital boutiques, and startups including BBDO and Deep Focus. The Makegood… Continue reading »

Geometry Welcomes New CEO Carl Hartman

 Carl Hartman is currently the CEO at Geometry, the largest and most geographically complete activation agency. Prior to joining Geometry, Hartman was Director of Integration at MEC where he worked on accounts such as Cadbury Schweppes, Energizer, and Schick. The Makegood recently spoke to Harman about his recent hire as CEO.  The Makegood: Congratulations on your… Continue reading »

Ogilvy and Mather Welcomes New Executive Director of Content Production

 Jenny Gadd is currently the Executive Director of Content Production at Ogilvy and Mather, an international advertising, marketing and public relations agency. Prior to joining O&M, Jenny was head of integrated production at Johannes Leonardo where she worked with clients like Coca-Cola and Bacardi. The Makegood recently spoke with Jenny about her new role. The… Continue reading »

NAI Welcomes Jurgen Van Staden to Support CEO and Growth

 Jurgen Van Staden is currently the Counsel and Assistant Director of Policy at NAI, the leading self-regulatory association comprised exclusively of third-party digital advertising companies. Prior to joining NAI, Van Staden was Senior Privacy Consultant/Privacy Attorney at 2B Advice, LLC, where he advised European-Union based clients on data privacy and security requirements as well as U.S.-based clients on European-Union data… Continue reading »

MXM Welcomes James Herrera as Executive Director, User Experience

 James Herrera is currently the Executive Director, User Experience at Meredith Xcelerated Marketing, a content-powered engagement agency. Prior to MXM, Herrera was the director of user experience at several top companies, and was also involved in digital strategy. The Makegood recently spoke with Herrera about his recent appointment at MXM. The Makegood:Congratulations on your appointment to… Continue reading »

Jeremy Randol Sign onto Pandora as VP Programmatic Sales Strategy

 Jeremy Randol is currently the Vice President of Programmatic Sales Strategy at Pandora, an online personalized radio. Prior to joining Pandora, Randol was both on the advertising and sales side at MediaComm, as well as head of programmatic sales at NBCUniversal. The Makegood recently spoke with Randol about his new position at Pandora.  The Makegood: Congratulations… Continue reading »

Fluent Welcomes New Hires as the Company Grows

 Ryan Schulke is the CEO at Fluent, an ad tech company that specializes in new customer acquisition, activation, and long term engagement through data driven insights. Prior to Fluent, Schulke was the Media Director at Clash Media. The Makegood recently spoke with Schulke about the company’s recent hires. The Makegood: As CEO of Fluent, you are… Continue reading »

Bitly Unveils Certified Partner Program

 Mark Josephson is currently the CEO at Bitly, a company that shortens nearly half a billion links per month as an integral part of social, SMS, email efforts (and more) from publishers, brands, marketers, government organizations, educational institutions, non-profits and individual users. Prior to joining Bitly, Josephson was SVP at Patch Labs of AOL. The Makegood… Continue reading »