Arnold taps TBWA’s Ed Castillo to serve as first-ever global chief strategy officer

Boston-based Arnold Worldwide has named Ed Castillo as its first-ever global chief strategy officer.

Previously, Castillo served as chief strategy officer at TBWA\Chiat\Day New York where he led pitches for account wins including GoDaddy and Thomson Reuters.

In his new role, he will report to Arnold’s global president Pam Hamlin and will partner with the agency’s chief creative officer Jim Elliott.

Of his new position, Castillo commented: “I’m attracted to Arnold’s proud heritage of strategic rigor in the service of creativity. As the world changes, the meaningful integration of art and science in communications becomes ever more important. Arnold accomplishes this every day.”

Before joining TBWA\Chiat\Day New York, Castillo served as SVP-global strategy director at McCann Worldwide.

Arnold has offices in a number of cities including London, Shanghai and Prague. Its clients include Progressive and the Boston Bruins.

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