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M&C Saatchi poaches Leo Burnett’s Phillip Meyler and Darren Keff as creative directors

Meyler and Darren Keff

M&C Saatchi has appointed Leo Burnett’s Phillip Meyler and Darren Keff as its new creative directors.

The pair were hired by M&C Saatchi’s chief creative officer, Justin Tindall, who said: “Phill and Darren are an exceptional creative team, one of the most awarded in the industry. It has been a priority of mine to work with them again, and I am thrilled they have joined us. There is no doubt about the impact they will have.”

Both Meyler and Keff join M&C Saatchi from Leo Burnett where they are credited with work including the ‘Suffocation’ Cosmopolitan cover and the ‘Second Chance’ campaign for Business in the Community.

The duo have also previously worked with clients including McDonald's, Freeview and Co-op.

Prior to joining Leo Burnett Meyler and Keff spent seven years at JWT where they picked up a gold Lion for Polo ‘Snow Stamp’ and created award-winning work for clients such as Vodafone, Smirnoff, National Centre for Domestic Violence and HSBC.

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