Droga5 announced today that Maximilian Kislevitz has joined the New York headquarters as Head of Business Development to continue driving growth across the agency with new and existing clients. This hire comes on the heels of a year of steady agency growth and several new business wins, including ESPN, IHOP restaurants and Tencent, among others.
As Head of Business Development, Kislevitz will be responsible for building the clientele and capabilities for Droga5. He will work closely with the Chief Marketing Officer, Chris Wollen, and the internal team to grow client opportunities.
“My career has been eclectic by design,” says Kislevitz, “working on a range of clients at a range of agencies. That eclecticism converges at Droga5, where multidisciplinary teams have consistently created memorable, business-driving work. I’m honored and elated to join the team.”
Kislevitz joins Droga5 with more than 10 years of experience. Most recently, he served as Head of Brand at Battery, an independent agency in Los Angeles, California. Prior to that, Kislevitz led brand-defining, award-winning work for clients such as Netflix, Google, the NFL, P&G, Coors Light and Budweiser at Grey, Anomaly, 72andSunny. He has also served as the Director of Business Development at The Barbarian Group, fostering enduring relationships with KIND, IBM, Bacardi, Estée Lauder and Virgin.
With the appointment of Maximilian Kislevitz, Droga5 continues to grow their business development and client management services. His expertise will help push forward and position the agency to deliver on its mission to build the most influential businesses and brands of the 21st century.