The World: Vancouver - DDB hires London's Sandor as managing director

Richard Sandor, DDB's London-based global business director on Nestle Purina and Johnson & Johnson (pictured), has been named the managing director of DDB Vancouver.

He will be responsible for the day-to-day running of the agency, the development of the creative product and revenue growth. Sandor previously worked for DDB Vancouver between 1995 and 2000 as an account supervisor on the McDonald's business.

Rob Whittle, the national president and chief operating officer of DDB Canada, said: "Richard is young, charismatic, and has the management skills and the international experience we need to be even more successful."