FCB Chicago’s in-house production studio Lord + Thomas has revealed a big new hire and a clutch of promotions. Erika Pflederer has joined as SVP, Managing Director of Lord + Thomas. Additionally, Lindsay Tyler, Joe Tipre and Brian Steckel have been promoted.
Erika Pflederer has joined FCB Chicago as SVP, Managing Director of Lord + Thomas. In this role, Erika will be responsible for business growth at Lord + Thomas. Prior to joining FCB, Erika was a Group Managing Director of Production at mcgarrybowen.
“When I met Erika, I knew instantly that she was the perfect candidate to continue elevating Lord + Thomas services and talent,” says Kerry Hill, EVP Director of Production at FCB Chicago. “Erika has deep knowledge of the production process and she is a modern thinker who makes things happen.”
Lindsay and Joe have each been promoted to VP, Director of Production. In this role, they will co-manage the integration of all Producers across Print and Motion Production.
Brian has been promoted to Creative Director of Lord + Thomas and will partner with Erika Pflederer. In this role, he will focus on the creative output across all Print and Motion work for Lord + Thomas.
Erika, Lindsay, Joe and Brian will report directly to Kerry Hill, EVP Director of Production at FCB Chicago.