SEATTLE: MWW Group named Eric Villines SVP and GM of its Northern-Pacific operations, as well as practice leader for the agency's global technology department. Villines joined MWW in 2006 and worked in the agency's Dallas and Seattle offices. In his new role, Villines will oversee business and management operations across the company's Seattle and San Francisco offices and will lead efforts to further increase the company's presence throughout the region.
Bob Silver, former GM of the firm's Seattle and San Francisco offices, will serve in the newly created position of director of innovation and thought leadership. Silver has been with the agency for six years. He will work with MWW senior management across the company's 10 offices to develop and implement thought leadership and innovation technology programs.