April 23rd, 2013
Mifsud Will Oversee Technology Department in Agency’s New York Office
Tribal Worldwide, a division of DDB Worldwide and part of Omnicom Group (NYSE), announced today that Spiro Mifsud is joining the agency as Head of Technology. He will be based in Tribal Worldwide’s New York office. In this new position, Mifsud will assume responsibilities for oversight and management of the Tribal technical department in New York City.
March 21st, 2013
Mark Chalmers has been hired by Tribal Worldwide in Amsterdam as Executive Creative Director, to work alongside President of Tribal Europe and CEO of the Amsterdam office, Jacco ter Schegget.
In collaboration with with DDB Amsterdam ECDs, Joris Kuijpers and Dylan de Backer, Mark Chalmers will be leading a combined creative floor for DDB & Tribal Amsterdam. This has shaped a powerhouse team with an interactive digital heart, allowing for an integrated approach to all future client briefs.
Mark Chalmers was previously Creative Partner at Perfect Fools. He also co-founded Creative Social with Daniele Fiandaca in 2004, a network central in uniting the industry’s interactive pioneers for shared inspiration and collaboration. Chalmers continues his appetite for culture by curating critically acclaimed art exhibitions in his garage.
February 17th, 2012
Tribal DDB Hong Kong has made two significant new hires in a move to bolster its digital talent and maintain its leading position across Greater China.
Georgy Strakhov has been appointed as Digital Strategist and will be responsible for driving Tribal DDB Hong Kong’s internal initiatives for innovation. He will work across the agency’s key clients, including McDonald’s and Manulife.
Georgy was previously at Tribal DDB Moscow where he led its Client Service and Strategy department for three years. Prior to this, he launched two start-up businesses: an ESL school (English as a second language) and a web development studio. Georgy studied South Asian History, Hindi and Urdu at Moscow State University.
Charlie Wang has also been named as Technical Director. Charlie will enhance the technical delivery excellence for Tribal and DDB Group, as well as supporting the digitisation of the entire agency to better execute innovative ideas.
Charlie has over five years of experience in the US and China covering both IT consulting and ad agency industries. He was previously a Business Intelligence Consultant at Deloitte Consulting US and also worked at a Beijing local integrated agency called Bizcom Consulting as the head of the digital analytics practice. At Bizcom, he worked with clients including Land Rover, Jaguar, Cisco and Sun.
Eric Phu, Vice President of Tribal DDB Greater China said, “Georgy and Charlie’s appointments are proof of the commitment that Tribal DDB Hong Kong has to staying at the forefront of digital and providing our clients with more strategic and robust thinking and execution.”
December 7th, 2011
Jacco ter Schegget, Managing Partner of multi award-winning digital agency Tribal DDB Amsterdam, will replace Patrick Rona as President of Tribal DDB Europe as of January 1, 2012.
He will be based in Amsterdam and will continue overseeing the Tribal DDB office there in addition to his new role. This appointment follows Rona´s relocation to Singapore, where he assumes the roles of President, Tribal DDB APAC, and Chief Digital Officer, DDB Group APAC.
September 12th, 2011
At Tribal DDB Amsterdam, we wanted to create an environment that increased collaboration without increasing noise. We engaged i29 Interior Architects to design our new office space, which now boasts a large open space and flexible desks that maximize workspace and creative interaction. The new structure also features low level acoustics thanks to warm, fluffy sweater fabrics that cover walls, lamps, and the ceiling to absorb sound.
August 29th, 2011
Tribal DDB San Francisco announced today that it has hired Keith Ciampa as Executive Creative Director. Ciampa will offer his digital expertise to agency clients such as Intel, Clorox, ConAgra and Microsoft.
Ciampa joins Tribal DDB San Francisco from Goodby, Silverstein & Partners, where he worked for almost two years on the Yahoo! and Sprint accounts. He was particularly instrumental in an innovative social gaming out-of-home campaign for Yahoo! called “Yahoo! Bus Stop Derby,” which gained widespread recognition for the brand and won several prestigious awards, including a Webby and a Cannes Lion.
January 24th, 2011
Tribal DDB has appointed John Streit of Agency Republic as its Head of Technology. The appointment follows the announcement that former Head of Technology, Matt Oxley, has become Head of Creative Technology across the DDB UK group.
November 17th, 2010
Nextpoint, the nation’s leading provider of cloud-based technology products to law firms and corporate law departments, just announced a strategic alliance and preferred partnership with Tribal DDB Worldwide to deliver Nextpoint’s Cloud Preservation service to Tribal DDB’s clients. Cloud Preservation provides organizations with an automated archival service for their social assets such as blogs and social media properties.
As a result of the partnership, Nextpoint’s Cloud Preservation product will be integrated into the offerings of Tribal DDB Radar, the agency’s social media Center of Excellence, providing clients and the agency with a proactive solution for the myriad of business, compliance and legal-related requirements surrounding the preservation of clients’ online marketing assets. Tribal DDB Radar provides clients with a strategic approach to defining and capitalizing on marketing opportunities in the social media space.