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What is Going On At Momentum?

momentumww-001Hmm, we’re awaiting word on the matter but we’re hearing that Momentum is going through an, um, Momentum shift? Where the hell are they? Well let’s let this memo clear a few things up.

“As the marketing landscape continues to evolve, so must our organizational strategy and structure.  With this in mind, I am excited to share the news that we are repositioning the Live Event Production and Integrated Production teams into a single Production team.  Together they will specialize in creating total brand experiences in all physical and digital spaces.  While these teams already work closely together, this shift to a single department will enhance our ability to deliver a product that brings forward the level of innovation and quality our clients demand.  This shift is accompanied by the following leadership changes in North America:Peter Office is a leader who has made a significant contribution to Momentum over the past six years.  Outside of his work as head of our live events practice, Peter has served on our executive board, led our Chicago agency and recently our global Talent Team.  For many years before joining Momentum, Peter successfully led a company of his own and he has made the decision to reestablish his business with Momentum as his first client.  He will continue to consult for us and maintain an office in Chicago for the foreseeable future.

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Monday Odds and Ends

-Former W+K New York director of digital production/Perfect Fools MD Karen Monahan has joined Momentum as VP/director of integrated production, North America. In addition, Momentum has welcomed IPG vet Jason Alan Snyder as director of technology, NA.

-According to Nielsen, last night’s season six premiere of Mad Men drew 3.4 million viewers, down slightly from the 3.5 million garnered by last season’s debut.

-The folks at W+K Portland have been busy as of late, not only creating the, um, peculiar “Airplane” spot for Facebook Home, but rolling out a new campaign for Old Spice promoting the P&G brand’s Fiji, Swagger and Pure Sport bar soap (“Shower” spot above).

-TBWA\Chiat\Day global creative director Jayanta Jenkins chats with TBWA\ global creative president Rob Schwartz about his experience judging The One Show. link

-Interbrand has hired Tim Newby, most recently COO at Publicis Groupe-owned MarketForward, as CEO of its digital arm, BrandWizard. Newby will be based in the latter’s New York office. link

-The LA Egotist goes inside the space of 180 LA for its latest “Agency Insider” entry. link

-Emmy-winning director/creative director Steve Fuller has joined the roster of New York-based studio, Sibling Rivalry, which was launched last year. link

-VFX/digital studio MPC LA added Andy Boyd as its new head of 3D. link

McGinness to Serve as ADC Interactive Jury Chair

The Art Directors Club continues its promotional tour-de-force for its 90th annual awards show by announcing that Will McGinness (who bears a striking resemblance to my old pal, Nick Parish) will serve as jury chair for the Interactive portion of the event. You may remember McGinness from such agencies as Goodby (seven years spent) and Arnold (where he worked on the VW account), but now the creative is a CD at SF-based Venables Bell & Partners, which he joined in September of last year. McGinness will spearhead a jury that includes the likes of Arnold Boston CCO Pete Favat and Goodby CDO Mike Geiger. Read full jury list after the jump and as a reminder, the submission deadline for the Interactive category is Jan. 28.

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