“Specialist in shopper and activation joins as North America CCO”
Leader in shopper and activation marketing joins WPP family
In his new role, Jim will provide creative vision and oversight for Geometry Global offices in New York, Chicago, Akron, San Francisco, Cincinnati, Atlanta, Minneapolis, Rogers, Toronto and Montreal.
His work has been recognized by a range of US and global industry award shows including Cannes, EFFIE, One Show, Pro Awards, REGGIE and Chicago Advertising Federation. Most recently, his work for Pantene “Beautiful Hair, Whatever the Weather” won a Grand Prix at the 2015 ARF David Ogilvy Awards and was recognized by Warc as one of the world’s best marketing campaigns.
“Geometry Global is all about creative ideas that drive our clients’ business,” said Carl Hartman, CEO North America. “Jim is a unique blend of a world-class, inspirational creative thinker and a savvy businessman who understands intimately how to sell our clients’ products and services. There aren’t many creatives out there like Jim.”
Jim added, “Geometry is poised to become the world’s most successful shopper marketing and activation agency. I look forward to partnering with their management team, getting to know the people and bringing my experience working with some of the world’s most well-known brands to the table.”
Jim joins the agency from Arc Worldwide where he provided creative leadership on all of the agency’s accounts including McDonald’s, Purina, United Airlines, Walgreen’s, Comcast, MillerCoors, Norton, Coca-Cola, Sprint, Intel, and P&G. He will be based in Chicago starting February 1, 2016.