CHANGING PLACES: Dick van Motman, Jason Levine, Taj Alavi, Stephen Bruno…
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Dentsu Aegis Network (DAN) has promoted Dick van Motman to global CEO, creative. Van Motman, who was previously the global and Asia Pacific president of Dentsu’s creative agencies, will work closely with Gordon Bowen, co-founder and chairman of mcgarrybowen, who steps into the new role of chief creative officer.
Sabra is naming Jason Levine as its Chief Marketing Officer, pulling the marketer away from Oreo. Levine has spent 19 years at Mondelez International and its predecessors, Kraft Foods Group and Nabisco. He was most recently Global Head of Marketing Transformation and Excellence.
Uber has announced the appointment of Taj Alavi as Senior Director and Global Head of Marketing Communications. Alavi wrote on her LinkedIn account that she is helping the company "to tell the next chapter of the Uber story." She served as Head of Global Brand Marketing at Instagram until December 2018.
Netflix Head of Global Marketing Stephen Bruno has exited his post for MGM, where he now fills the role of Chief Marketing Officer. According to reporting by Adweek, Netflix's entire marketing team was dissolved around the same time that CMO Kelly Bennet announced his retirement.