Jennie Child Joins AKQA as International Director of Talent
AKQA has announced the appointment of Jennie Child as International Director of Talent. Based in the London office, she will report directly to AKQA Managing Director Sam Kelly.
Jennie will lead the company’s talent strategy and initiatives to identify, attract and nurture a world-class team.
Jennie brings with her more than 16 years of experience in creative and media recruitment. Before joining AKQA, she held senior talent acquisition functions leading teams on both agency and recruitment consultancy sides. An avid sailor, Jennie has just returned from a six-month sabbatical competing in various yacht races in the UK and Caribbean in an all-female team that she co-founded.
Sam Kelly said: “Jennie has a thirst for adventure, and I’m delighted to have her on board. We’ll be working together to continue to grow the incredible team we have at AKQA across the world.”
On joining AKQA, Jennie said: “Seeing AKQA’s collaborative culture and inclusive work environment, I know I have come to the right place. I can’t wait to work with the team to hire great talent that continues to create inspiring work for our clients.”