AKQA has promoted Masaya Nakade, Jason McCann and Sung Chang from group creative directors to executive creative directors. Nakade is based in London, while McCann and Chang are based in New York.
Lambie-Nairn has promoted Lisa Hill from managing director, London to managing director, Northern Europe. She will continue to oversee the day-to-day management of the UK business, alongside focusing on the consultancy’s Munich and Prague offices.
BrandPie consultancy has expanded outside of the UK by opening a New York office. MaryLee Sachs has been appointed chief executive officer, while Richard Ford has been taken on as creative director.
ButterflyCannon has appointed Arron Egan as associate creative director. Egan has previously worked at consultancies including Bloom, Ergo and Blue Marlin, and has worked on projects with clients such as Unilever, SAB miller and Diageo.
Brand Union has appointed Iain Ellwood as worldwide strategic growth director. He previously ran his own management consultancy, Senate for three years.
Calling London has appointed Joe Goldberg as senior consultant. Goldberg was previously a consultant at Mimo Brands.
Huddersfield-based Principle has opened a London office, based in Clerkenwell.
We are AD digital consultancy has acquired marketing firm Fluid Creativity, and now has three UK offices based in Glasgow, London and Manchester. This follows the launch of We are AD’s US office.