The Mill has announced that Chris Kiser will be taking on the new leading role of Executive Producer, New Business for US Regions.
Building on his wealth of industry experience, this change will see Kiser take on a wider US role, focusing on growth, new partnerships, and client strategy in key advertising markets across the US.
Kiser has already played an integral role in the establishment of The Mill’s recently announced partnership with Boston based production company ELEMENT. In addition to identifying new markets and opportunities, Kiser will build on and service existing remote partnerships The Mill has formed in cities such as Richmond, Miami, Detroit, Kansas City, and Austin.
Over the course of his career, Kiser has built a series of strong relationships with agencies, brands, and production companies across the U.S. Originally from Dallas, Chris’ experience has taken him from West Coast to East and provided unique insight to the varying needs of the U.S. market while working in advertising in New York for over a decade. His time in long form TV and Film content also speaks to a broad range of experience and understanding of production and post.
Kiser joined The Mill in 2015 from Psyop, where he was Head of Production. Previously, he served as Executive Producer at Click 3X and Producer at Charlex, focusing on a broad range of live action, design, CG, and VFX across digital and broadcast projects. In his time at The Mill, Kiser has been an EP on award winning campaigns, innovative 360 film projects, and large scale Super Bowl ads. He is also a member of the esteemed Visual Effects Society.
“Chris has a proven track record of forming strong partnerships with valued clients as well as working with some of the world’s top brands”, said Barry Parkhill, Managing Director of The Mill’s New York Studio. “Chris’ tenacity, depth of experience, and wealth of knowledge within the US advertising community perfectly positions him to take on this role and reinforce The Mill’s global presence.”