RALEIGH, NC—French/West/Vaughan has expanded its advertising and digital media capabilities with the hiring of David Watts as creative director, the same position he held at the Catevo Group in Raleigh, and Brendan Ward, an award-winning art director who most recently held the same position at Flywheel Design.
Rob Humphrey, a leading digital and social media consultant who has worked with MTV Networks, Novozymes and Blue Cross & Blue Shield, has joined the agency as its first chief digital officer. Humphrey brings more than a decade of experience to FWV in the areas of digital, social, experiential and traditional marketing strategy and brand building. He has also founded several web and services businesses, including CareerCowboy.com, one of the world’s first niche job boards.
In addition, Andrea Frederick joined FWV as an account supervisor and senior online strategist; Todd Synan as a project manager; and Lindsey Greathouse as an account executive.