Creative innovation agency Nomads has bolstered its senior management team with the promotions of Craig Stuart and Stefan Koch.
Stuart is promoted from his role as creative director to executive creative director assuming responsibility for overseeing the evolution of creative projects in Amsterdam. He will also lead the Nomads Amsterdam creative team as they continue to create and build exciting innovative work for clients such as P&G, Emirates, and Sony Computer Entertainment. Stuart will report into chief creative officer, David Warner.
Stuart has been at Nomads since its inception in July. Prior to Nomads, Stuart held the role of creative director for five years at MediaCatalyst, the agency StrawberryFrog Amsterdam merged with to form Nomads. Prior to this role, Stuart was art director at TwentySix London where he created award-winning work for clients such as RBS, Natwest, GAME and the Royal Navy.
Koch steps up to the position of technical director from the role of head of development at Nomads and earlier at MediaCatalyst – a role he has held since 2008. In that time he has helped develop award-winning online platforms and mobile apps for a broad array of agency clients such as Philips, Yamaha and Canon.
As technical director, Koch will be responsible for the Amsterdam development team, representing Nomads Amsterdam to clients regarding all aspects of technical projects. Koch will report into chief technology officer, Kees de Koning.
Hans Howarth, founder and CEO of Nomads, said: “As we continue to grow our business globally, the promotions of Craig and Stefan represent the strength in talent our agency holds. Craig is an exceptional member of the Nomads tribe and creative team. He has remarkable insight into consumer behaviour and has been instrumental in creating authentic narratives that truly connect brands with consumers.
“Stefan lives and breathes the philosophy of Nomads. His eye for detail and drive to succeed has been pivotal in delivering our digital expertise to clients worldwide. I have no doubt both Craig and Stefan’s leadership will be invaluable as we continue to help brands transform the way they interact with consumers and connect through human experience.”view more - Hires, Wins & Business