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Posts Tagged ‘Ashley Swartz’

Swartz Out at Digitas

Sources familiar with the matter confirm that Ashley Swartz is no longer with Digitas, which appointed her nearly two-and-a-half years ago as SVP of its New York office and tasked her with leading initiatives on the Samsung business. Most recently, Swartz took the lead on the Publicis Groupe agency’s iTV practice. Prior to Digitas, Swartz spent time as an MD at PHD and worked at the likes of Double Fusion and Sony Ericsson.

 

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Tuesday Odds and Ends

-eMarketer estimates Facebook ad spending will double this year, while MySpace spending will, as expected, take a tumble. link

-CareerBuilder’s ready to roll out the chimpanzees again for its Super Bowl campaign. link

-Who’s ready for golf season?? Yeah, we thought so. Anyhow, Troika Design Group created a new identity for the Golf Channel (above). link

-Dallas’s indie shop Moroch Partners hired Publicis/Richards Group alum Kevin Sutton as GCD.

-Digitas SVP Ashley Swartz joined the advisory board of the International Association of Internet Professionals, which was founded by two Martin Agency staffers. link

-New York-based digital agency Tenthwave has opened up for business. link

-Ben Silverman‘s IAC-backed firm, Electus, bought Engine Entertainment to build up its in-house global distro arm. link

-Blackberry selected the winners of its “Super Apps” developer challenge campaign. link

-Anyone want some lemonade with their MGDs? link