Fri, 28 Jul 2017 11:05:12 GMT
St Luke’s, the London-based, independent creative agency, has appointed Richard Denney to the role of Executive Creative Director (ECD) as part of a restructure to drive growth. The agency has grown significantly in the last three years, breaking into the Top 25 League of UK agencies, in 2016.
Denney will work closely with Alan Young and Julian Vizard, across St. Luke’s portfolio of clients which includes Heineken, Very.co.uk and Aunt Bessie’s; with the aim of Denney leading and running his own accounts as the agency grows. With immediate effect, Alan Young, the current ECD will take on the role of Chief Creative Officer & Owner and Julian Vizard is Creative Partner & Owner.
In a career spanning 21 years, including stints at RKCR/Y&R, Saatchi and Saatchi, DDB London; Denney was most recently ECD at MullenLowe London, which was named most effective UK Agency of the Year at the inaugural UK Effies in 2016 and again in 2017. He has also won multiple awards including Golds at Cannes, British Arrows, Creative Circle, Campaign Big Awards, Clios and UK Effie Golds.
Alan Young, CCO & Owner at St Luke’s, commented, “Richard’s tremendous track record and phenomenal energy adds real fire-power to the department. His instinctively collaborative nature makes him the ideal match culturally.”
Richard Denney, ECD at St Luke's, said, “I am extremely excited to be joining St Luke’s. They care deeply about everyone they work with and are bursting with energy to create work that makes a difference. It’s a perfect fit for me.”
Neil Henderson, CEO & Owner at St Luke’s, added, “We have restructured for growth and Richard’s immense talent, experience and hunger will be key to helping us in delivering our ambition.”view more - Hires, Wins & BusinessSt Luke's, Fri, 28 Jul 2017 11:05:12 GMT