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Symphony Talent appoints former Havas ECD Gunnar Kiene as chief creative officer


By Taruka Srivastav, Reporter

October 29, 2019 | 2 min read

Symphony Talent has appointed Gunnar Kiene as chief creative officer for the organization's US operations.

Symphony Talent appoints former Havas creative as chief creative officer

Symphony Talent appoints former Havas creative as chief creative officer

In his new role, Kiene will be responsible for helping to set the creative vision for the organization and will oversee innovation, engagement and the creative direction for Symphony Talent's roster of clients. He will also be leading Symphony Talent's overall product experience.

Prior to this, Kiene was the executive creative director at Havas where led a multidisciplinary team across design, UX and copy. Before that, Kiene led the New York Creative department at SapientRazorfish working across accounts such as MasterCard, Lufthansa, Target and Verizon.

Roopesh Nair, president and chief executive officer at Symphony Talent said: "Symphony Talent is challenging the industry and redefining how technology and creativity should be brought together to help talent leaders amplify their brand. Gunnar's passion to embed design with purpose and value adds another dimension to our ability to create more personalized and meaningful experiences and solidifies our position as the lead innovator in the market."

Kiene said: "Symphony Talent's ability to pair its storied employer branding expertise with its leading technology to help clients successfully navigate brand transformation demonstrates it unrivaled leadership in the industry.

"After meeting with Roopesh and the Symphony Talent team, I immediately knew our visions of combining strategy, creative and innovation were aligned. I could not be more excited to collaborate with Symphony Talent's global teams to deliver exceptional brand transformations and experiences to our clients."

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