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After a Year Away, This Co-Founder of The Barbarian Group Is Returning to the Agency World With KBS

After spending more than a year away from the agency world, The Barbarian Group co-founder Keith Butters has returned to join KBS as global chief technology officer. “I wasn’t even thinking of joining an agency again, at least for awhile,” Butters told Adweek. “I didn’t want to be hired to a big legacy [agency] to…[…]

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Adweek Co-Founder Jack Thomas Dies at 87

John C. "Jack" Thomas, one of Adweek's three co-founders—along with Ken Fadner and Penn Tudor—passed away Thursday night in New York of complications from pneumonia. He was 87. Thomas, whom former Adweek advertising critic Barbara Lippert described as "an original Mad Man," remained involved with Adweek long after his partners left, retaining a corner office[…]