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RKCR/Y&R appoints Jonathan Burley as first chief creative officer


By Natalie Mortimer | N/A

June 11, 2016 | 2 min read

RKCR/Y&R has hired CHI & Partners' Jonathan Burley as its first chief creative officer.

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At RKCR/Y&R, Burley will work across the full UK client base and will be responsible for delivering the creative vision for the agency.

Burley, who spent the last six years at CHI & Partners, has a proven track record in new business and has delivered campaigns across a diverse client base including The Sunday Times, Samsung, British Gas, Argos, Lexus, The Prince’s Trust, TalkTalk and McDonald’s.

Jon Sharpe, CEO of RKCR/Y&R, said: “Jonathan is a brilliant creative mind who has proven himself time and time again with fresh, innovative and culturally relevant ideas. He is smart, straight-talking, desperately engaging and exactly the right man for the job. This is an extremely exciting hire for RKCR/Y&R and we are delighted to welcome him to the team.”

RKCR/Y&R's chairman and creative director Mark Roalfe will continue in his role as chairman and look after the agency’s global accounts.

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