Here’s another break from the nonstop Super Bowl onslaught: on the very week that Austin’s GSD&M debuted its Big Game ad for Avocados from Mexico, we learned that SVP and digital GCD/planner Glenn Sheehan has left the agency.
Sheehan joined GSD&M almost exactly three years ago to serve as SVP and group director across all of the agency’s accounts and brought an extensive industry history along with him: he worked in digital with McCann Erickson before holding top creative positions at AKQA, Wunderman/Y&R, and Austin’s own T3.
While Sheehan started in the digital GCD position at GSD&M in 2012, he began running digital planning one year ago — so his new position will almost certainly focus on that side of the business.
We don’t know exactly where Sheehan is going at the moment, but he leaves on good terms with GSD&M, who wish him well. His LinkedIn page tells us that he will announce his new title on Monday and sources say he won’t be leaving Austin.
The list of agencies with offices in town is a very long one (though we can probably rule out LatinWorks).