ClarkHuot/Cocoon announced the acquisition of Vantage Studios, a design studio with in-house digital printing and production capabilities.
Colle+McVoy announced that Kelly Harmon Schmitt and Michael Murray have joined the agency as account directors, in addition to 13 other account service new hires.
Doremus has opened an office in Beijing to meet increasing client needs in China, including the recent win of Underwriters Laboratories (UL). In addition, Hughes Xie joins Doremus Beijing as business director.
Federated media publishing (FMP) hires Liz Boone as VP, category lead -- automotive. Additionally, Jennifer Krauss joins FMP as executive editor.
Gannett appoints Emma Gilding as vice president of brand research and strategy.
Media6Degrees (m6d) announced that it has expanded its marketing and sales teams to include Avani Modi as director of marketing and Nadine Watson as director of sales, Southeast.
MoPub announced their latest executive team hire, Herman Yang, as vice president of product.
Primacy (formerly Acsys Interactive) announced it has relocated into new, larger offices in Farmington, CT. The agency is expanding and looking to fill key roles as it continues to experience double-digit growth despite the economic headwinds.
R/GA Chicago announced the addition of industry veteran Kathleen Crotty, who joins as group account director. Crotty will focus on client relations and manage the agency’s digital marketing and social efforts.
StrikeAd announced a major expansion into the rapidly growing Asian mobile advertising market, and Carl Costa has been hired as managing director to lead the expanision.
TargetSpot released the results of the industry's first multicultural Digital Audio studies. Highlights include the growing role of connected devices in facilitating listening, the increase in social interactions while listening, and extremely high advertising recall and response rates well beyond the click.
The Week and mental_floss announced the addition of ad sales veteran Steve Mumford to their New York sales team as account manager.
Visible Technologies announced an update to its Visible Intelligence platform. New capabilities include expanded multi-language functionality and additional dashboard views to meet the needs of global customers and enterprises using social intelligence across CRM, marketing, product management, and advertising.
[x+1] names Bridget Bidlack as vice president of product management.
ZEDO unveiled its new web presence and brand. The new brand identity reflects its evolution from ad server to multi-faceted ad tech innovator, and its site offers access to ZEDO's complete list of products, in addition to the ZEDO CEO blog and news from the company. ZEDO has also hired Paul Prior, formerly of Acceleration, as president of the company.
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