SF-based creative agency Eleven, Inc. has appointed Gary Stein as Group Director of Marketplace Insights, and Monique Verrier as Director of Creative Services. Both are newly created positions.
In his new role, Gary will focus on expanding the agency's abilities to connect to consumers throughout their journey. His expertise in research and insight, coupled with his ability to map out a client's business landscape will drive Eleven's media and communications strategies.
Gary will report to Alison Fowler, Eleven’s Chief Activation Officer. Prior to joining Eleven, he was the SVP of Strategy at Sterling Brands and served in strategy and management positions at Isobar and iCrossing.
In her new role, Monique will act as an advocate for Eleven’s creative teams, overseeing professional development, leading recruiting and resourcing efforts and providing mentorship for young creative leaders. She will report to Mike McKay, Eleven’s Chief Creative Officer. Monique brings global experience in making personal and professional connections as the founder and principal of ADEPT Creative Project Management, a training series offering a curriculum for Project Managers who manage projects and people in creatively-driven environments.
She previously managed creative departments at Wieden + Kennedy Amsterdam and Goodby, Silverstein & Partners.
"We are thrilled to welcome Gary and Monique to our team,” said Courtney Buechert, CEO of Eleven. “We’re growing steadily and this has allowed us to further build for strategic talent like Gary and Monique who can help us sustain this momentum. Their experience and positive vibe will be tremendous assets to our balance of creative, business, activation and strategic thinkers who work together to build brand movements for clients.”
"I'm really happy to being joining the team," said Gary Stein. "Eleven, from the start, has been a different kind of agency. It lives in a world where design and brand, advertising and marketing, traditional and digital all meet and interact. I feel privileged to join at a moment where we can really leverage all this great talent and create great work for our clients"
“Joining Eleven for me is best of both worlds,” said Monique Verrier. “The chance to reconnect with an excellent crew of folks who I've worked with at Eleven and elsewhere in years past, coupled with the excitement of getting to know all of the unique, talented and creative people who contribute to Eleven's great culture and high caliber of work."view more - Hires, Wins & Business
Genres: Peoplelbbonline.com, Wed, 20 May 2015 13:35:33 GMT