Saatchi & Saatchi has drafted in Kevin Dundas from Foote Cone &
Belding, San Francisco as its new executive planning director.
Dundas, the executive vice-president and director of account planning at
FCB, has worked at the agency since November 1995 on accounts such as
Levi’s and Amazon.
He is also the chairman of the US Planning Group and recently chaired
the APG Conference in San Diego.
Dundas joins Saatchis on 1 November, replacing Marilyn Baxter, the
vice-chairman and executive planning director, who resigned from the
agency in May.
Baxter, one of the industry’s most respected planners, quit to become
the chairman of the research company, Hall & Partners.
Before joining FCB, Dundas was the director of planning at Saatchis’ San
Francisco office, where he worked for two years.
Before moving to the US, he was the deputy planning director at Young &
Rubicam in London, where he worked on accounts including Foster’s, Kodak
’We have recruited Kevin for his all-round strength. He’s been involved
in shaping really fantastic creative work. He will be a great partner
for our executive creative director, Dave Droga,’ Adam Crozier, joint
chief executive officer at Saatchis, said.
Dundas added: ’I look forward to working with Saatchis and Dave to build
on recent successes such as Sony.’