Philadelphia-based IPG agency Tierney hired Michael Lander and David Lan as its newest SVP/creative directors. Lander and Lan will work as a team out of Tierney’s Philadelphia and New York offices while reporting to EVP/executive creative director Patrick Hardy.
Lander arrives at Tierney from iCrossing, where he served as a creative director for the past two years. Before joining iCrossing he served as a creative lead and associate creative director at BBDO/Lab and Atmosphere BBDO for four and a half years, focusing on Visa sponsorships with the Olympics, NFL, FIFA World Cup and the HP digital and social account. He has also been an ACD Big Fuel working on social media campaigns for Cadillac, Buick and GMC. In addition to aforementioned brands, Lander has also worked with PNC Bank, Citibank, Dime Bank, IBM, Samsung, Dos Equis, and the NFL.
Lan began his career as an art director with Ogilvy & Mather New York in 2003, staying with the agency for four years before leaving to work as a freelance senior art director with MRM Worldwide for two years. After freelancing with Dentsu New York, he was a CD at 360i for two years working on Canon, Scotts Lawns and Ajinomoto.
He left 360i in March of 2014 to go freelance and focus on digital and social media assignments; throughout his career he has also worked with brands including the New York Mets, IBM, PNC Bank, Intel, Motorola, American Express, AT&T and Lenovo.[Image via Craig Oppenheimer and this post]