No raise for you? How agencies are coping with overtime limbo

No raise for you? How agencies are coping with overtime limbo

Ad agency employees hoping for bigger paychecks this week may be facing a long wait.

Careers insight

Sam Sterling promoted to AKQA chief strategy officer in APAC

Sam Sterling promoted to AKQA chief strategy officer in APAC

She previously led the agency's Shanghai and Tokyo studios for three years.

Movers & Shakers: Duke's Mayonnaise, IPG Mediabrands, The-Artery and more

Movers & Shakers: Duke's Mayonnaise, IPG Mediabrands, The-Artery and more

This week's account of wins, losses, launches, lay-offs and hires.

T. Gangadhar is Essence's new APAC CEO

T. Gangadhar is Essence's new APAC CEO

He succeeds Kyoko Matsushita, who was promoted to global CEO last year.

VMLY&R's Belle Frank on her career, mentors and forging her own path

VMLY&R's Belle Frank on her career, mentors and forging her own path

Belle Frank, chief strategy officer at VMLY&R, chronicles the various rungs of the ladder she has climbed over the course of her career.

Ex-Walgreens Boots Alliance comms exec Gulden Mesara joins City of Hope

Ex-Walgreens Boots Alliance comms exec Gulden Mesara joins City of Hope

Mesara will lead marketing and communications at the healthcare nonprofit.

VMLY&R ups Myron King to organizational design and cultural integration role

VMLY&R ups Myron King to organizational design and cultural integration role

The brief encompasses building agency programs to assure a more inclusive and supportive workplace for employees that will extend to client partners.

Rebecca Chen joins Speakable as first marketing head

Rebecca Chen joins Speakable as first marketing head

The startup creates digital activism tools.

Jen Hruska joins McGarrah Jessee as its first chief strategy officer

Jen Hruska joins McGarrah Jessee as its first chief strategy officer

The CPB vet will help the Austin agency’s strategic offerings as well as client messaging.

Jason Rosario named chief DEI officer at BBDO

Jason Rosario named chief DEI officer at BBDO

The social impact specialist will shape the Omnicom firm’s principles, employee training and recruitment, as well as contributing to its creative product.

GroupM names a new CEO for North America

GroupM names a new CEO for North America

Kirk McDonald leaves AT&T’s Xandr ad tech unit to run the media conglomerate’s U.S. and Canadian operations.