BBDO Vet Joins Iris Atlanta as Executive Producer

By Erik Oster 

The Atlanta office of Iris hired Chris Buda as executive producer.

In the role, Buda will be tasked with overseeing creative production across a client roster that includes Reebok, Samsung, Lamborghini, Bentley, Great Dane and IHG.

Buda arrives following a stint as a freelance integrated content and art producer. Prior that he spent over 15 years at BBDO Atlanta, including the last eight years as senior integrated producer.


“Chris brings a wealth of experience and passion into the agency at a time where Iris’ creative reputation continues to flourish,” executive creative director Simon Candy said in a statement. “We’re lucky to have him onboard as he continues to elevate our product as an integral member of our creative powerhouse.”

“It”s been an exciting start with Iris. Unique and challenging productions right out the gate have allowed me to quickly fall in stride with talented teams and leadership across the agency,” Buda added. “It’s an opportunity that hits a sweet spot, demanding a mix of production disciplines across iconic brands. I’m honored and excited to be called upon to help build.”