Razorfish appoints AKQA's Nick Turner as international executive creative director
AKQA’s Nick Turner has been named international executive creative director at Razorfish.
The hire marks substantial reinforcement Razorfish’s existing creative teams in international markets and sees Turner charged with driving the highest creative standards and output while attracting, inspiring and retaining exceptional talent.
Turner reports directly to Daniel Bonner, Razorfish global chief creative officer, who said of the hire: “It speaks volumes about the positive trajectory of our international markets that we’ve hired Nick to lead and coordinate their creative output. I’m incredibly proud of the best-in-class, award winning talent Razorfish is attracting. Nick brings his own unique abilities and experience to this role that will make it possible for us to push boundaries even further.”
Prior to Razorfish Turner spent 16 years with AKQA, joining as an art director in 1998, during his career he has worked with the likes of Audi, Barclays, BMW, Fiat, Microsoft, Sainsbury’s, TUI and Virgin Money.
Turner added: “I am excited to join a forward thinking agency that is proud of the work, proud of its people and totally obsessed with creating truly original ideas. I look forward to leading the international team and delivering innovative and meaningful solutions to some of the world’s most ambitious and influential brands.”
The appointment is effective from Monday 30 March.