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Anomaly Amsterdam Adds Andy Childs as Communication Planning & Partnership Director

Anomaly, 1 year, 9 months ago

Childs was previously Head of International Planning at Maker Studios

Anomaly Amsterdam Adds Andy Childs as Communication Planning & Partnership Director

This week, Anomaly Amsterdam welcomed media-master, Andy Childs to the leadership team.  Childs will be helping current clients navigate the new media landscape whilst developing the Amsterdam portfolio through unique partnerships. He joins the agency in the newly created role of Communication Planning & Partnership Director.  Partnering with Amanda Feve, Chief Strategy Officer and Gabe Jaffe, Cultural Director; Childs will be working across all clients.

Anomaly Amsterdam’s CEO & Partner, Engin Celikbas noted, “Andy’s hire is illustrative of our ambition to always bring the best solutions to the table, regardless of discipline of origin. Whether it be creative, strategic,  data-driven or media-minded; at Anomaly we surround each business challenge with the best talent out there.  Andy’s diverse skillset will be invaluable in complimenting our dynamic team and in finding innovative solutions for existing and future clients.”

Prior to Anomaly, Childs was Head of International Planning at Maker Studios, where he managed The Walt Disney Company relationship for branded content and video distribution. Before Maker Studios, Childs served as the Global Strategy Director at Havas Media Group running Hyundai-Kia comms globally and worked at both OMD & BBDO on Nissan-Infiniti, Carlsberg, Intel and Pepsi. Childs started his career setting up music events in Brighton & London in the UK using social media to fill the venues and uncovered future talents like James Blake, Disclosure & SBTRKT.

Childs went on to say, “I was captivated by Anomaly’s vision and  unique business model, diverse talent and outstanding client portfolio. The Amsterdam office is going through an exciting phase and now has an ambitious CEO at the helm - I can’t wait to get started.”