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Chiat LA Adds Creative, Promotes Staffers

Our favorite agency ever, TBWA\Chiat\Day LA, announced that it’s promoted staffers including Jennifer Nottoli to global account director on Energizer, Karin Schaer to executive director of marketing and business development and Mike Litwin to group account director on Pepsi.

On the creative front, the Lee Clow-led operation brought on Tito Melega (right) as creative director on Nissan. Melega, who bills himself as “Award-winning Integrated Art Director / Creative Director Available for select projects, both agency and client-direct” on his LinkedIn, served as an AD at shops including Ogilvy and JWT New York and was a creative director at BBDO for a few years. Additionally, he’s the organizer and curator of TEDxHollywood and is the founder of autism recovery-focused organization, Hopetism. Melega, who Chiat LA’s CCO Rob Schwartz calls “a true Media Artist” in a statement, will work on Nissan in North and Latin America as well as Canada.

As for the people that were promoted, Nottoli and Schaer have both worked their way up the TBWA\Chiat\Day LA ranks for 14 years while Litwin joined the agency in 2004 after stints at JWT and the now-defunct Fallon New York.

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