9+ According to San Francisco-based muralist and artist Lauren Asta, art creates an emotional connection within us. She states on her website that art, “allows us to pay attention and to be connected to it and thus be connected with others. I want my time here in this life to be special and meaningful.” Havas … Continue reading “Havas makes bold statements with two lobby installations”
5+ Anna Parker promoted to Chief Strategy Officer at Havas Havas Chicago announced that it has promoted Anna (Newburn) Parker to Chief Strategy Officer. She joins Havas Chicago’s executive leadership team which includes Paul Marobella, Jason Peterson, Tatia Torrey, Jennifer Marszalek, Lisa Evia and Angelo Kritikos. Considered a major contributor to the transformation of the … Continue reading “Havas, Escape Pod, MIFF, Thor, Larry David in the news”
3+ The first rule of Havas Chicago’s “Breast Cancer Fight Club” is to talk about Breast Cancer Fight Club. The second rule is to climb into the ring and knock it out. Literally. For Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the agency has created an incredible installation in its lobby at 36 East Grand St. that encourages … Continue reading “Havas Chicago creates “Fight Club” for Breast Cancer”
John Cena is not a great actor. I can safely say that since, well, he is nowhere around and I’m in the confines of my apartment!
That said, the wrestler-turned-TV-star-turned Hefty spokesman sure is likable.
And it’s his “Dwayne Johnson” likability that bodyslams any other spots this week and places these new Hefty trash bag spots, from Havas Chicago, into RAW.
Not WWE RAW. Reel Chicago RAW!
Former Under Amour creative, Karen Goodman, has joined Havas Chicago as Group Creative Director.
According to Agency Spy, she will lead the creative on the agency’s Hefty and Reynolds accounts while reporting directly to ECD, Paul Hirsch.
In a statement, Hirsch said, “The range of experience Karen brings to Havas is invaluable. We’re building a shop infused with heart and soul and culture. There’s so much opportunity to create and Karen has the chops to run with it.”
NEW CHIEF TALENT MANAGER at Havas Worldwide Chicago is Jennifer Marszalek joining from two years as VP/human resources at GrubHub.
Her responsibility is recruiting talent across Havas’ integrated “villages” of staffers ranging from those in creative and media to others in data, content and studio.
HAVAS STARTS THE NEW YEAR with a new integrated account: Ohio-based Moen, a popular line of kitchen, bathroom and bar faucets, for creative, media, digital and content. The account moved from The Martin Agency, wh
HAVAS CHICAGO’S OFFICE at busy Grand and Wabash is stopping traffic (in a good way) with its street level, experiential window display of flashing pink and purple neon lights and a sign reading “TOPLESS GIRLS GIRLS GIRLS” to show its support for Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
Havas Worldwide’s senior art director Scott Rench will be riding his #BikeDesk around town during Chicago Bike to Work Week, to inspire downtown professionals to ride their bikes and explore the city sights as they pedal to their office desks.
Chicago–based artist, designer, photographer and NoPattern Studio founder Chuck Anderson has joined Havas Worldwide in the new position of creative director of design.
Havas Worldwide has officially opened its newly 81,000-sq. ft. office-less Havas Chicago Village, renovated at a cost of $18 million that incorporates all of its many services — media, creative, digital and others — on two floors at 36 E. Grand, a building the agency has occupied for 15 years.
This week, Chicago-based Music Dealers begins a first-of-its-kind deal with a global advertising agency, a move that signals another significant change in the commercial music business.
Jason Peterson, chief creative officer at Havas Worldwide Chicago and known for his considerable digital expertise, has been given the additional role of co-president.
He shares decision-making with Joy Schwartz, co-president since 2009, who coincidentally helped recruit Peterson to Havas three years ago.