23/09/11

Jessica Langdell


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LaMacchia and Foster Join AMV from O&M New York

AMV BBDO has hired the Global Creative Directors John LaMacchia and Simon Foster from Ogilvy and Mather, New York. They will work as Creative Directors on BlackBerry as well as other key clients at the agency.

AMV BBDO has hired the Global Creative Directors John LaMacchia and Simon Foster from Ogilvy and Mather, New York. They will work as Creative Directors on BlackBerry as well as other key clients at the agency. Simon and John started working together in 2007. Whilst at O&M, they were nominated for an Emmy for Outstanding Commercial for an Amex spot they created featuring Tina Fey and Martin Scorsese. Simon has produced award-winning work for clients such as IBM, Foster’s, American Express, TriBeCa Film Festival and Volkswagen at ad agencies in both Australia and the U.S., winning a Gold pencil at the One Show in 2007 for Foster’s amongst others. John joined O&M NY in 1999. Whilst there, he has produced award-winning work for clients such as American Express, Perrier, IBM, Motorola and the TriBeCa Film Festival. He has been profiled in Archive magazine and served as a judge for Archive’s Best Photographers. Paul Brazier, Executive Creative Director at AMV BBDO, says: “I am delighted that John and Simon are joining us from the U.S. Their experience and skill will further strengthen a very strong creative department.”