Simone Pillinger has been promoted to executive producer at Spontaneous Combustion, the digital studio specializing in design, visual effects and animation for the advertising, broadcast and film industries. Since February 2000, she has served as Spontaneous' senior producer. From 1997 to 2000, she freelanced for a number of firms including Electra Records and ATTIK. Pillinger's commercial credits include AT&T (Young & Rubicam/New York, NY), NFL (NFL Properties Advertising and Design Department/New York, NY), Tropicana (FCB/New York, NY), T.J. MAXX (Mullen/LHC/Winston Salem, NC), Reebok (Berlin Cameron/New York, NY), AOL (Gotham Advertising/New York, NY), Estee Lauder (direct for Estee Lauder), Pantene (Grey Advertising/New York, NY), and Oil of Olay (Wells BDDP/New York, NY). "Simone's role as executive producer will place her at the production helm of Spontaneous. All of the work designed, created and completed here will be under her watch. She, along with our other senior producers, will insure that the creative at Spontaneous will continue to be matched by our service," said managing director Roe Bressan. Pillinger added, "Over the last four years, I've watched Spontaneous burst onto the scene with tremendous passion, creativity and drive. Equally important to me is the amazing group of people with whom I work every day. The combination of the two, the wonderful work and the talent, makes it a real pleasure to work here."