TBWA Worldwide announced the appointment of renowned creative director Chris Garbutt as its new Global Creative President. Mr. Garbutt will now oversee creative processes across TBWA’s global accounts and will lead the New York office as Chief Creative Officer.
No stranger to the TBWA network, Garbutt started his career at TBWA\Hunt\Lascaris in South Africa before moving to TBWA\Paris to become its Executive Creative Director, where he produced some of the agency’s most celebrated work for Nissan,Absolut, PlayStation, Canderel and Pedigree.
Garbutt’s appointment continues the network’s push for senior creative talent. TBWA has in recent months hired Nils Andersson to oversee creative in Greater China, Gary McCreadie and Wesley Hawes in Sydney, while also elevating Stephen Butler to the role of Chief Creative Officer in Los Angeles in 2014.