"Brand storytelling" agency Conductor has hired Ron David Walter as executive creative director. He will be responsible for developing original content and distribution for new and existing clients at the Los Angeles shop. He reports to Tim Tennant, Conductor's CEO and creative chief. Walter comes from San Francisco-based Banjo, where he was a partner and creative director on projects such as The North Face Expeditions starring Sting, Unilever's Degree Road to Iron Man and theatrical projects for gaming giant Electronic Arts involving the James Bond title From Russia With Love. Earlier in his career, he founded Blazing Paradigm and worked at Hal Riney & Partners and Goodby, Silverstein & Partners.