Engine Hires Leo Burnett’s Richard Dutton for CMO Role
Engine has hired Leo Burnett’s Richard Dutton as their new Chief Marketing Officer. Dutton will move into the role at the end of July.
As CMO, Dutton will be responsible for helping drive new business growth across Engine’s 13 specialist businesses as well as building the Engine brand.
Dutton has spent the last seven years as Business Development Director for Leo Burnett’s integrated marketing practice, Arc Worldwide. Currently also Head of Brand Experience at Leo Burnett he plays a key role in driving new business across the agency’s practices. During his tenure, Dutton was instrumental in helping Arc become MAA and IPM agency of the year, as well as delivering an impressive new business record.
Dutton is a board member of the Direct Marketing Association (DMA); a position which he has held since 2013.
Richard Dutton said about the role: “Engine has a unique way of working, building bridges across disciplines. Their unique collaborative model allows their businesses to produce business transforming work for their clients. The management team has a clear and exciting vision for the business that I very much look forward to being part of.”
Simon Peck, Group Managing Director of Engine, said: “Richard has a brilliant track record of winning and growing business across a broad range of disciplines and clients. He will play a key role in supporting Engine’s ambitious growth plans.”
Dutton will replace Nikki McCulloch, the acting CMO who has been covering the role for the past year.