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Adidas’ Head of Global Marketing Vicky Free Departs

The marketer rebooted 'Impossible is Nothing' and steered brand through Kanye West controversy.

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For Marketing Talent, 2023 Will Be the Great Course Correction

Here are five ways that your organization needs to evolve to support your talent.

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Accenture Song Hires New Netherlands and Metaverse Leads

Patritia Pahladsingh and James Temple have joined the business.

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The British Advertising Industry Finally Faces Up to Its Talent Crisis

Trade organizations devise a game plan amid skill shortages and poor salary progression.

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McCann Worldgroup Restructures Leadership and Creates Global CCO Role

Alex Lopez to step down as president and CCO of McCann Worldgroup.

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Why Young Creatives Need CCO Mentorship More Than Ever

Offering our time brings back the fun that our industry is built on.

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DEPT Promotes Matt Lynch to EMEA CEO

He was previously CEO of content agency FEED/DEPT.

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Snap Taps Meta’s Ty Ahmad-Taylor for New Role of VP, Organic Growth and Product Marketing

He had been vp of product marketing at Facebook’s parent company since 2017.

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GroupM’s EMEA CEO Demet İkiler Joins Publicis Groupe

She takes on the role of COO for EMEA, leaving WPP after two decades.

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Harold Klaje Becomes Reddit’s First-Ever Chief Revenue Officer

Neal Hubman was also elevated to the executive team as vice president of global client solutions.

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Alison Lomax Named as YouTube’s New MD for UK and Ireland

She previously held the role of previously managing director, of Finance, Automotive, Marketplaces and Travel

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Cultural Literacy Belongs in Every Advertising Classroom

A recent social media blunder underscores the need for better training in marketing education.

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Netflix Founder Reed Hastings Gives Up His Role as Co-CEO

Greg Peters will step up from COO to become the new co-head.

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Dentsu X Promotes Leah Meranus to North America CEO

Meranus was previously Dentsu X's chief media officer.