CHANGING PLACES: David Kroll, Marissa Fernandez, Clyde McKendrick…
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David Kroll chief marketing officer of MillerCoors will leave the company on July 27. Kroll is leaving to “pursue other independent business interests,” CEO Gavin Hattersley said. Kroll first joined MillerCoors in mid-2012 as a vice president in charge of U.S. marketing and took over as CMO in July 2015.
Marissa Fernandez, member of the Portada's Brand Star Committee, has been promoted to Vice President, Marketing Strategy & Fan Development by the National Football League (NFL). She previously held the role of Director, Marketing Strategy and Fan Development.
Clyde McKendrick has joined Canvas8 in a managing partner role for the US, and as its global chief innovation officer. McKendrick’s previous role was at Sparks & Honey as its chief strategy officer.
Papa John's announced that John Schnatter, chairman of the restaurant chain, has resigned hours after publicly apologising for using the N-word during a conference call with Laundry Service, the marketing agency.
Chief creative officer Jeremy Perrott has been fired by McCann Health for violating its code of conduct. McCann has not provided details on the nature of the complaint.
Ogilvy has fired Tham Khai Meng, its longtime chief creative officer and co-chairman. Meng had held the role since 2009, a role that effectively ended after a two-week investigation due to employee complaints regarding his behavior.
The Havas Group has appointed James Wright as global chairman, Havas PR Collective, and chief executive officer of Havas PR North America. Wright will both drive the North America business and spearhead more unified collaboration to its global offering.
Enrique Rodriguez is joining Liberty Global as head of technology. In this role, Rodriguez will lead the company’s technology & innovation team of more than 7,500 employees.
Dunkin' Brands has promoted David Hoffman to chief executive. Hoffman will continue to serve as president of Dunkin’ Donuts US, a position he took on in 2016.
Amanda Seaford has joined WPP’s Mirum as both its first U.S. CEO and the first woman to serve in a chief executive role. Seaford previously worked at Critical Mass, the digital agency she first joined in 2006 where she most recently served as chief client officer.
Wasserman, the talent management company that acquired Laundry Service in 2015, announced Jason Stein’s departure in a statement. He “is transitioning out of LS and Cycle to pursue new entrepreneurial endeavors", a spokesperson confirmed.