M&C Saatchi has appointed Grant Parker – the multi award winning Ogilvy Paris Global Creative Director – to the role of Head of Art.
At M&C Saatchi Parker will be working alongside Mark Goodwin, Creative Director, Simon Dicketts, Worldwide Creative Director and reporting in to Elspeth Lynn, Executive Creative Director. He will work across M&C Saatchi’s portfolio of clients.
Parker began his career at TBWA in Cape Town. He returns to the UK after two years at Ogilvy Paris, where he held the role of Global Creative Director of Louis Vuitton. Throughout his career he has worked on a wide range of brands such as VW, Harvey Nichols, Marmite and The Guardian.
Parker brings 18 years’ experience of the industry to the role. Prior to his stint in Paris, he held the position of Creative Director and Head of Art at DDB London where he helped the agency win numerous awards for the Harvey Nichols Wallace and Gromit campaign including: Gold Cannes Lions, two D&AD Yellow Pencil awards, Platinum and Gold Awards from Creative Circle, Gold and Silver at the Clio Awards, and Gold at the Campaign BIG Awards.
Elspeth Lynn, Executive Creative Director at M&C Saatchi, said: “I am so pleased Grant is joining our team. His thoughtful approach and Creative excellence is paramount to M&C Saatchi doing modern, integrated, brilliantly executed ideas.”
Grant Parker added: “M&C Saatchi has a formidable and unbroken reputation for great work. To be able join the team of such smart, talented and aspirational people who make it, is an honour in itself.”
Parker will begin working at M&C Saatchi in December 2013.view more - Hires, Wins & Business
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