DigitasLBi's Simon Gill Heads to Isobar UK as Chief Creative Officer
Isobar UK today announced the appointment of Simon Gill as Chief Creative Officer, reporting to Steven Moy, CEO, Isobar UK.
As CCO, Gill will oversee Isobar UK’s creative output and join the agency's new leadership line-up, which includes CEO Steven Moy, Managing Director Susanne Jones, Chief Strategy Officer Patricia McDonald and Head of Digital Transformation Matt Gee.
Having spent more than 20 years at the forefront of digital marketing, Gill joins Isobar from DigitasLBi, where he has been since its launch in 2006. An award winning creative, with a PhD in Multimedia, Simon has a proven track record in delivering creative excellence for global brands including Apple, Cathay Pacific, EON, Honda, Lloyds Bank, Mattel, Microsoft, Selfridges and Sony.
Gill will take up the new position as Chief Creative Officer, Isobar UK on June 1st 2016. He replaces EMEA CCO Nick Bailey, whose primary focus was the UK.
Steven Moy, CEO, Isobar UK, commented: “Simon is a world-class creative with significant expertise in experience design. He has a reputation for building an award winning, multi-disciplinary team, and has a body of work that skillfully combines the power of brands with the power of technology to create exceptional experiences and real business results. He is a huge talent and I look forward to working with him. I am delighted to welcome Simon to the team.”
Simon Gill, CCO, Isobar UK, commented: “I’m thrilled to be joining Isobar at this exciting time. Steven and his team have big plans for the agency. And I’m really looking forward to applying my experience, passion and energy to the ambitious challenges ahead.”