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Street Talk for December 23, 2016
Kenny Rennard

Instant Karma Films has added Olivier Venturini to its U.S. directorial roster for commercials and branded content. Born in France where he began his directing career shooting for such clients as Cartier, Alfa Romeo, BMW, Fiat and Coca Cola, Venturini then made his way to Los Angeles. Presently, he is best known for his beauty work for L’Oreal and working with top celebrities around the world.....

Global digital marketing agency Isobar has made three key hires in its Boston office.  Kenny Rennard has joined as an executive creative director while Steve Coy and Jason Szatmary have come aboard as VPs.  All three will report to co-CEOs Geoff Cubitt and Jeff Maling. Prior to Isobar, Rennard spent a little over a decade at Digitas.  While there, he led accounts such as Bank of America, GM and Harley Davidson, overseeing a team of nearly 40 creatives.  His work has been recognized by a number of industry accolades, including Cannes Lions, Webby, and Communication Arts honors. At Isobar, Coy is responsible for managing a number of businesses across the Boston and New York offices, including Sotheby’s.  He will also help lead new practice and service development, with a heavy focus on new business.  Szatmary is charged with solving Isobar’s client’s most complex problems and opportunities. Prior to Isobar, Coy was director of client services at SapientNitro. Hailing from SapientNitro as well, Szatmary previously held the role of group account director....