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DigitasLBi Welcomes New Creative Lead in Chicago/SF

morgandiglbiRemember the name Kevin Drew Davis? If not, here’s a refresher: KDD was the creative lead at DigitasLBi’s Chicago and San Francisco, but left the agency last summer. Now, said agency has finally found his replacement in 20-year creative vet, Morgan Carroll, who succeeds Davis in the role EVP/executive creative director of both aforementioned offices. Carroll (pictured), who will officially assume his role on April 21 and will report to DigitasLBi Chicago/SF president, Doug Ryan, joins the agency after spending well over a decade at Deutsch, where he last served as EVP/group creative director on GoDaddy (remember this one?), Microsoft, Degree for Men, etc.

During his career, Carroll (pictured), also held the title of interactive CD at Saatchi & Saatchi, where he was a founding member of its Digital Darwin offshoot, over saw the interactive creative department in NY and worked with clients including P&G and General Mills.

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Digitas Adds SVP to ‘Team Sprint’

Nearly one month after taking on the role of Sprint Nextel’s new lead agency, Digitas has hired Donna Biernadski to run the division that’s been dubbed “Team Sprint.” Biernadski, whose official title is SVP of marketing at the Publicis Groupe agency’s new unit, had a couple of two-year stints as SVP at the likes of Wunderman (SVP, chief of integration) and Euro RSCG (SVP, group account director) as well as a 15-year run on the account side at DDB prior to joining Digitas. The exec will be based in Chicago and report to Doug Ryan, managing director of Digitas’s Windy City office, which will manage the Sprint business effective Feb. 1.