The Martin Agency welcomed four senior hires across its creative, account and strategy departments. The new hires follow the agency being named creative AOR for Buffalo Wild Wings last November and winning creative duties for UPS in January.
Jordan Muse (pictured, center left) joins The Martin Agency as senior vice president, group account director on the UPS account. He arrives at the agency from Wieden+Kennedy, where he spent the last decade, most recently as account director on the Sprite and Jordan brands for W+K New York. Before the move to New York, he spent five years as management supervisor for W+K Portland, working on Nike. Before joining W+K Portland as an account executive on Old Spice in 2009, Muse spent over two years as an account executive for BBDO New York.
The Martin Agency welcomed Lance Koenig (pictured, far right) as senior vice president, global group strategy director tasked with leading the UPS and Mondelez accounts. He joins the agency from the Toronto office of Forsman & Bodenfors, where he served as chief strategy officer for a little over a year. Prior to that, he served in senior strategy director roles for Leo Burnett Chicago and DDB Chicago.
Account director Stephanie Jones (pictured, center right) joins The Martin Agency’s Mondelez team, focusing on the Trident, Dentyne, Ritz brands. She arrives from VMLY&R Chicago, where she spent nearly five years, most recently as account director for Kraft-Heinz and account supervisor on the Kraft-Heinz, Jimmy Dean, Hillshire Farm, Hillshire Snacking, Ball Park, Tyson, Tazo, Bomb Pop and Sorbabes accounts. Before joining VMLY&R, she was an account executive for Burrell Communications and Symmetri Marketing Group.
Filip Williander (pictured, far left) joins the agency as creative technology director from BBDO New York, where he spent over four years as a senior creative technologist, working with clients including AT&T, GE, Lowes, Bacardi and FedEx. Williander previously founded digital agency Pretty Handsome Nerds. He also worked with Hyper Island as a digital media creative and spent 10 weeks working in-house Pernod Ricard’s Malibu brand.
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