BSSP Appoints David Eastman as COO


By Egotist / / Butler, Shine, Stern & Partners has announced the hire of David Eastman in the new role of Chief Operating Officer. Eastman previously served as both Global Head of Digital and CEO, North America at JWT. He also served as CEO of and Zulu (Omnicom’s digital network). “BSSP has continually re-invented itself over the years, with acquisitions and key hires. We have been looking for a senior executive with the experience to help us navigate as we continue to shape our marketing services offering. David is the ideal next gen leader to expand our existing leadership team to help take BSSP into the future” said BSSP CO-founder and CEO Greg Stern. Stern will continue to lead the agency as CEO, with John Butler as CCO, and is bringing in Eastman as part of a long-term agency management succession plan. John Butler, BSSP Co-founder and Chief Creative Officer stated, “David has a perspective about where the business is going that corresponds with ours—and he’s an entrepreneur at heart. His point of view and experience are going to be a valuable asset to the place.” Congrats on the new hire.