NEW YORK: Weber Shandwick has brought on five senior team members in its US strategy, creative, media, and digital sectors.
Ben Kalevitch, who joined the firm from Monitor Group, will serve as SVP of strategy in New York and report to chief business development officer Jill Murphy. He will also collaborate with EVP Josh Gilbert.
Weber hired Curt Doty, who previously developed content for companies such as Trailer Park and Universal Pictures, to serve as SVP of digital and creative services. He will be based in Los Angeles and report to digital president Chris Perry.
Stephanie Holbrook has joined Weber from Tapjoy, where she served as head of global communications, as SVP of corporate and digital. She will report to both Perry and EVP Bill Reihl.
The agency also named Dan Jividen associate creative director in Chicago, reporting to Jim Paul, executive creative director at the firm. Jividen previously worked at Leo Burnett/Arc Worldwide, where he created TV, print, and digital content for various clients, such as Blackberry, Coca-Cola, and Whirlpool.
Weber also selected Corey Thibodeau to serve as director of media strategy in New York. He will report to digital EVP Jason Wellcome. Thibodeau joined the agency from sports technology startup SeatGeek.