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January 7, 1999 | A Times Staff Writer
Los Angeles-based BBDO West has appointed Ken Mandelbaum chief creative officer amid a strategic realignment of the agency, which creates ads for Best Western, Pioneer Electronics and Kal Kan. Mandelbaum replaces David Lubars, who left the agency to join Minneapolis-based Fallon McElligott. Mandelbaum, 30, was a co-founder of Mandelbaum Mooney Ashley and will be based in San Francisco, where BBDO West plans to reestablish an office.
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October 15, 2013 | By Adam Tschorn
Burberry taps Bailey:  Christopher Bailey, who has served as chief creative officer of Burberry for the last six years, will also become the label's chief executive officer in mid-2014, the British brand announced Tuesday. Bailey, who will also retain his current role (his new title will be a mouthful: "chief creative and chief executive officer") will be succeed current CEO Angela Ahrendts, who is headed to Apple Inc.  Ahrendts to Apple: While Burberry's announcement doesn't shed any light on Ahrendt's new gig, our colleagues over in the Business section do. According to Chris O'Brien's report this morning, Ahrendts " will run its retail division, including online and retail stores.
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September 20, 2012 | By Shan Li, Los Angeles Times
The storied New York design house Halston once dressed celebrities the likes of Elizabeth Taylor, Bianca Jagger and Liza Minnelli. Its founder, Roy Halston, partied with Andy Warhol at Studio 54 and designed Jackie Kennedy's famous pillbox hat. But after decades of corporate turmoil, the label that once epitomized 1970s glamour in the Big Apple is getting a West Coast makeover - along with at least half a dozen stores and a fresh runway collection next...
BUSINESS
September 20, 2012 | By Shan Li, Los Angeles Times
The storied New York design house Halston once dressed celebrities the likes of Elizabeth Taylor, Bianca Jagger and Liza Minnelli. Its founder, Roy Halston, partied with Andy Warhol at Studio 54 and designed Jackie Kennedy's famous pillbox hat. But after decades of corporate turmoil, the label that once epitomized 1970s glamour in the Big Apple is getting a West Coast makeover - along with at least half a dozen stores and a fresh runway collection next...
BUSINESS
May 13, 1988
Mary Moore has been named vice chairman and chief creative officer at the advertising agency Wells, Rich, Greene/Worldwide in New York. She was previously president and creative director of HBM/Creamer-Boston. She succeeds Charlie Moss, who will remain vice chairman, corporate creative director of Wells, Rich, Greene Inc.
BUSINESS
July 14, 2011 | By Joe Flint, Los Angeles Times
Oprah Winfrey has decided that if you want to get the job done, you'd better do it yourself. The former daytime talk show queen has named herself chief executive and chief creative officer of OWN, the cable network she launched in partnership with Discovery Communications. The announcement was made early Wednesday morning. The move comes just over two months after Christina Norman was forced out as CEO of OWN in a management shake-up. Norman, who exited only four months after the channel made its debut, was OWN's third head since its formation was announced in 2008.
BUSINESS
August 3, 1999 | Leslie Earnest
Foote, Cone & Belding Worldwide said Monday it has purchased McElroy Communications Inc., a Newport Beach advertising agency that specializes in youth-oriented marketing. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. Becoming part of FCB gives McElroy the "support of a large, global network and in turn brings FCB our very focused set of resources," founder Thom McElroy said in a statement. McElroy, 37, will remain president and chief creative officer of the new McElroy FCB.
ENTERTAINMENT
March 15, 2003 | Randy Lewis
Phones have been lighting up at Victoria's Secret headquarters in Columbus, Ohio, since a new TV ad surfaced in which the lingerie maker's models frolic lovingly around the Palazzo in Venice to the soothing music of ... Bob Dylan. And to boot, it's Dylan at his most dour, singing "Love Sick," from his Grammy-winning but supremely downcast 1997 album "Time Out of Mind." "People are calling and asking when it's going to be shown again," says Ed Razek, chief creative officer for Victoria's Secret.
BUSINESS
January 19, 2012 | By Shan Li
Long-struggling Gap Inc. said Tom Wyatt, president of its low-cost Old Navy brand, has resigned and will be temporarily replaced by two executives. While the San Francisco retailer searches for a suitable replacement, the duties of president will be shared by Nancy Green, Old Navy's executive vice president and chief creative officer, and Tom Sands, the brand's executive vice president of stores and operations, the company said Thursday. Wyatt, 56, began working at Gap in 2006 and helped lead Gap's outlet division as well as its intimate apparel and fitness lines.
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July 13, 2011 | Los Angeles Times Staff Writer
A roundup of entertainment headlines for Wednesday: Cheers to Ted Danson! The "Curb Your Enthusiasm" and "Damages" actor will replace Laurence Fishburne as team leader on "CSI. " ( Los Angeles Times ) "True Blood" actress Deborah Ann Woll better get used to the sunlight because she, Antonio Banderas and Steve Coogan have signed on to "He Loves Me," Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris' follow-up to their 2006 road-trip hit "Little Miss Sunshine. " ( Los Angeles Times )
BUSINESS
January 19, 2012 | By Shan Li
Long-struggling Gap Inc. said Tom Wyatt, president of its low-cost Old Navy brand, has resigned and will be temporarily replaced by two executives. While the San Francisco retailer searches for a suitable replacement, the duties of president will be shared by Nancy Green, Old Navy's executive vice president and chief creative officer, and Tom Sands, the brand's executive vice president of stores and operations, the company said Thursday. Wyatt, 56, began working at Gap in 2006 and helped lead Gap's outlet division as well as its intimate apparel and fitness lines.
BUSINESS
July 14, 2011 | By Joe Flint, Los Angeles Times
Oprah Winfrey has decided that if you want to get the job done, you'd better do it yourself. The former daytime talk show queen has named herself chief executive and chief creative officer of OWN, the cable network she launched in partnership with Discovery Communications. The announcement was made early Wednesday morning. The move comes just over two months after Christina Norman was forced out as CEO of OWN in a management shake-up. Norman, who exited only four months after the channel made its debut, was OWN's third head since its formation was announced in 2008.
ENTERTAINMENT
July 13, 2011 | Los Angeles Times Staff Writer
A roundup of entertainment headlines for Wednesday: Cheers to Ted Danson! The "Curb Your Enthusiasm" and "Damages" actor will replace Laurence Fishburne as team leader on "CSI. " ( Los Angeles Times ) "True Blood" actress Deborah Ann Woll better get used to the sunlight because she, Antonio Banderas and Steve Coogan have signed on to "He Loves Me," Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris' follow-up to their 2006 road-trip hit "Little Miss Sunshine. " ( Los Angeles Times )
BUSINESS
October 8, 2009 | Todd Martens
Warner Music Group, in a sign that the struggling recorded music company is seeking to bolster its ranks of artists, has tapped producer Rob Cavallo for the newly created position of chief creative officer. In that role he will help develop acts across all of the Warner music labels including Atlantic, Asylum, Electra and Warner Bros. Cavallo, a multiple Grammy winner, has a strong track record with credits that include Green Day's "American Idiot," Kid Rock's "Rock N Roll Jesus" and most recently the top-10 release "Brand New Eyes" from the rock band Paramore.
NEWS
September 22, 2009 | Claudia Eller and Dawn C. Chmielewski
Walt Disney Co. Chief Executive Bob Iger must act quickly to replace studio head Dick Cook to avoid further destabilizing the Burbank-based movie operation. Cook's abrupt departure Friday is upsetting employees, many of whom are finding it difficult to focus on work because they are anxious about their future. In addition, stars and filmmakers do not like to face uncertainty and want assurances that their projects will remain on track. Iger is not tipping his hand about whom he will name to fill the job. One executive that's a subject of speculation is Disney Channel President Rich Ross.
ENTERTAINMENT
March 15, 2003 | Randy Lewis
Phones have been lighting up at Victoria's Secret headquarters in Columbus, Ohio, since a new TV ad surfaced in which the lingerie maker's models frolic lovingly around the Palazzo in Venice to the soothing music of ... Bob Dylan. And to boot, it's Dylan at his most dour, singing "Love Sick," from his Grammy-winning but supremely downcast 1997 album "Time Out of Mind." "People are calling and asking when it's going to be shown again," says Ed Razek, chief creative officer for Victoria's Secret.
NEWS
October 15, 2013 | By Adam Tschorn
Burberry taps Bailey:  Christopher Bailey, who has served as chief creative officer of Burberry for the last six years, will also become the label's chief executive officer in mid-2014, the British brand announced Tuesday. Bailey, who will also retain his current role (his new title will be a mouthful: "chief creative and chief executive officer") will be succeed current CEO Angela Ahrendts, who is headed to Apple Inc.  Ahrendts to Apple: While Burberry's announcement doesn't shed any light on Ahrendt's new gig, our colleagues over in the Business section do. According to Chris O'Brien's report this morning, Ahrendts " will run its retail division, including online and retail stores.
BUSINESS
August 3, 1999 | Leslie Earnest
Foote, Cone & Belding Worldwide said Monday it has purchased McElroy Communications Inc., a Newport Beach advertising agency that specializes in youth-oriented marketing. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. Becoming part of FCB gives McElroy the "support of a large, global network and in turn brings FCB our very focused set of resources," founder Thom McElroy said in a statement. McElroy, 37, will remain president and chief creative officer of the new McElroy FCB.
BUSINESS
March 20, 1999 | Greg Johnson
Lee Clow has been named chairman and chief creative officer of TBWA Worldwide. Clow, 55, previously had been chairman and chief creative officer of TBWA/Chiat/Day in Los Angeles. "Lee's appointment to chairman is in recognition of his leadership abilities and his skill and creativity in constructing business and brand-building solutions," said John Wren, president and chief executive of Omnicon Group Inc., TBWA Worldwide's New York-based parent.
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