People moves for the week

Industry comings and goings include McCann New York, KBS, Dentsu Aegis Network, RGA, M&C Saatchi, Ogilvy China, Leo Burnett and Grey

McCann New York named Caprice Yu and Grant Smith executive creative directors. Both promotions were internal: Yu most recently worked as a freelancer at McCann NY after working as ECD at Sid Lee, and Smith is a longtime creative director at the agency.

KBS announced the appointment of Jennifer Hohman as global chief marketing officer. Hohman will lead new business development and global marketing of the MDC Partners agency. She joins KBS from IPG.

Sopexa Group, a marketing agency for food, beverage and lifestyle brands, hired Benjamin Bourinat as director of public relations for Sopexa USA. He joins Sopexa from Omnicom, where he was most recently manager of corporate communications.


Mark Creighton, the chief executive of Mindshare UK, is leaving the agency to become chief operating officer at Dentsu Aegis Network UK and Ireland.

After two-and-a-half years as technical director at BBDO Proximity, Laurent Thevenet has joined RGA Singapore as technology director.

M&C Saatchi Australia has hired one of Leo Burnett's top creatives, Andy DiLallo, as its chief creative officer.

Ogilvy China has made senior creative changes under CCO Graham Fink in a move that the agency said reflects the specific needs of the market in terms of language ability, cultural knowledge and fostering of talent. Thomas Zhu (formerly group creative director in Shanghai) and Juggi Ramakrishnan (formerly ECD at Ogilvy Beijing) have been appointed as ECDs in Shanghai, while Chong Kin (formerly ECD at Leo Burnett Shanghai) takes on Ramakrishnan’s former role at Ogilvy Beijing.

Leo Burnett has announced the appointment of Sanju Menon as vice president at its Mumbai office. Menon will lead the Bajaj business nationally, taking charge of both strategy and account management.

Grey Group India has brought on board Pranav Harihar Sharma as executive creative director to lead its creative team in Gurgaon. He moves  from Linen Lintas.

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