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Oliver Russell turned 29 today. Here’s what Russ Stoddard shared recently on Twitter:

Congratulations to Russ, his team, and everyone who’s been involved with the shop over the years.

Rob Osler joins Oliver Russell as Managing Director

Oliver Russell recently announced the addition of Rob Osler as Managing Director.

Osler, a Boise native, has held director-level roles in brand strategy and management at both public companies and at top agencies, including Fitch and Landor Associates.

At Oliver Russell, he’ll help manage business development opportunities, as well as provide operational support. Russ Stoddard will remain involved with the strategic direction of the agency and as a senior adviser on client work as needed. The hire comes on the heels of Chad Rea joining in September as Creative Director, and as Stoddard forms a new social impact consulting venture, Humanista.

Social good, or faux-cial good?

Russ Stoddard, founder and president of Oliver Russell, penned an opinion piece for The Drum a few weeks ago on “good-washing.” Give it a read here:

A call to end ‘good-washing’ in advertising

How do you replace yourself?

That’s the question Russ Stoddard is trying to answer as we speak.

Oliver Russell is looking for a Managing Director. And their post about the position starts like this:

How do you write a job description for your replacement?

It’s an interesting question, and a challenge, no doubt. Think you might be a good candidate? Read more about the position, and contact our friends over at Oliver Russell if you feel so inclined.

Oliver Russell founder pens guide to social enterprise and the purpose-driven movement

Oliver Russell founder Russ Stoddard recently celebrated the release of his new book, Rise Up—How to Build a Socially Conscious Business.

The book provides social entrepreneurs with a helpful guide and sets the stage for a powerful business trend where companies create profit for stakeholders through products, services, and business models that create social impact and public benefit alongside a financial return.

A special, early edition edition of Rise Up is now available for purchase at www.russstoddard.com. The book, which is being published by Elevate Publishing, will be released nationally in September 2017.

Read more about the book, how it came to be, and much more on either Oliver Russell’s or Russ Stoddard’s website.