This is pretty awesome, and long overdue: Venables Bell & Partners has announced the launch of Fellow, an app-based professional community for women in advertising. Initially imagined by Senior Art Director Aisha Hakim and former VB&P colleague Christoph von Ruexleben, Fellow arms the next generation of female leadership with the hard-earned knowledge and support of their peers by helping make connections with women across the industry. VB&P[Read More]
Staffing news from AKQA: They've appointed Natasha Avery to the newly-created role of Director of Talent Acquisition, North America. Avery will lead and manage the entire recruitment function and candidate experience at AKQA in the region. Avery was most recently EVP Talent Acquisition for Edelman where she spent 12 years.
“AKQA is one of the most highly respected agencies in the world, so I couldn’t be more excited to join them. In addition to the incredible work they do for thei[Read More]
Mekanism and Alaska Airlines have a cool, technology-centric campaign running that surfers will love. They're tapping into dynamic data to launch their first-ever fare sale powered by the ocean’s waves. In partnership with global surf forecasting site Surfline, the brand will kick off the “Swell Deals” campaign using data to generate discounts up to 30% off flights to Hawaii based on the height of forecasted waves around the island. The bigger the waves - the bi[Read More]