BBDO Taps Exec On Cingular Wireless

Omnicom’s BBDO said Troy Ruhanen will join the shop on Dec. 7 as North America managing director, running the estimated $800 million Cingular Wireless account, a new post. Ruhanen, 37, had been a managing director at Publicis’ Leo Burnett in Sydney, Australia. At BBDO, he will divide his time between the agency’s offices here and in Atlanta.