Execs & Accounts: Razorfish, Omnicom Group, Curiosity Group
Razorfish lays off in New York; Omnicom Group names Alan Rambam to lead mobile practice.
Razorfish laid off 40 in New York, citing financial industry woes. The cuts came as the company acquired Spanish digital agency Wysiwyg. (More details in ClickZ’s complete coverage)
Omnicom Group named Alan Rambam to lead a new mobile practice. Called Mobile Behavior, the unit will help clients understand consumers’ mobile activities and incorporate those learnings into the marketing mix.
Portland, OR-based creative agency Curiosity Group laid off eight staffers, including writers, designers, and project managers. It plans to rehire some of those as freelancers, according to associate creative director Cheyenne Terbrueggen. “That model…is just more sustainable for us right now,” she said.