McCann Detroit hires Brad Emmett for new chief creative officer role

By John Glenday | Reporter



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October 26, 2018 | 3 min read

McCann Detroit has announced that Brad Emmett has been confirmed in place as the agency’s chief creative officer, having made the switch from Doner Detroit where he served as executive creative director.

Emmett will bring a wealth of experience to his new role, having worked for major brands such as Pepsi, Fiat and JBL. This pedigree has already been recognised at the Cannes International Festival of Creativity and the Clio Awards.


McCann Detroit asks Brad Emmett to fill new chief creative officer role

Brad Emmett

James Ward, president of McCann Detroit, said: "Brad is a natural storyteller with the ability to consistently turn simple ideas into compelling narratives. His creative vision and ability to bring ideas to life will undoubtedly strengthen the agency's capacity to play a meaningful role in people's lives."

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Eric Silver, chief creative officer of McCann North America, added: "McCann has a strong network of creative leaders at our agencies across the country, and Brad has just made it a little stronger. We are happy to welcome him to our agency and global team."

A graduate of the New York’s School of Visual Arts Emmett began his career at DeVito/Verdi before advancing through the ranks at BBDO and Cliff Freeman & Partners.


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