AKQA Hires BBDO, DDB Vet as Client Partner

By Erik Oster 

AKQA hired Bianca Dordea as client partner in its San Francisco studio, reporting to director, client services Kristin Goto.

“It is such a privilege to join the brilliant and diverse talent of AKQA at a moment when better-connected strategies, creativity and new perspectives are more important than ever to create the future for our clients,” Dordea said in a statement. “AKQA’s reputation for great ideas and groundbreaking innovation is built on the same values that I share, and they stand proof of the agency’s determination to produce influential work that impacts our clients’ business and shapes tomorrow.”

An industry veteran of over two decades, Dordea most recently served as evp, client services director for Energy BBDO, focusing on the Adler Planetarium, Avocados from Mexico, Champion and Ocean Spray accounts, as well as new business projects such as Jack Daniels. Prior to joining Energy BBDO she spent over four years at DDB Berlin, including two serving as CEO and running the global Allianz, Henkel, Sony, Reported Without Border and Zalando accounts. She’s also a veteran of BBDO Bucharest, where she spent two year as director, client services.


“We are delighted to have Bianca join the AKQA team. She has an impressive track record of bringing brands and innovative ideas together to create beautiful brand experiences,” Goto said in a statement. “As we look to create the future with our clients, Bianca will be leading that charge, and I have no doubt that her collaborative approach will lead to influential creative ideas.”