NEW YORK, May 6, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Johannes Leonardo announced today the appointment of Haley Mazza as Group Account Director. Mazza brings her passion for brand strategy and solutions-based leadership to Johannes Leonardo and will oversee the account team on MassMutual. Mazza will report to Emily Wilcox, Head of Account Management, at Johannes Leonardo out of the New York Office.
"Johannes Leonardo was built on the idea that powerful ideas and best-in-class creativity can solve any business problem," said Wilcox. "As our clients like MassMutual evolve and become leaders within their own category, we knew Haley would be a strong and strategic partner for the brand as we continue to deliver transformational creative thinking. "
As such, Mazza joins Johannes Leonardo from 72andSunny, where she was the Group Brand Director for the Uber and Allstate businesses. Prior to that, Mazza has spent the course of her career at award-winning creative agencies including McCann, JWT, Wieden & Kennedy, Chiat and Saatchi overseeing brands including Levi's, Reckitt Benckiser, Royal Caribbean, Powerade and Nissan.
"It is a very exciting time at Johannes Leonardo. There is an energy that you can feel as soon as you walk through the door," said Mazza. "I am thrilled to join such a brave and talented group of individuals, and I look forward to partnering with clients that crave daring ideas that not only connect with consumers, but impact culture."
In addition to Mazza, the agency has made several strategic leadership hires across departments including Benton Roman as Group Executive Producer and Samira Ansari as Group Creative Director and Hope Nardini as Creative Director. Both Ansari and Nardini will work alongside Mazza on the MassMutual account.
About Johannes Leonardo: Johannes Leonardo was formed in 2007 when founders Jan Jacobs and Leo Premutico recognized that there is a fundamental shift happening in the way that consumers ultimately engage with brands. Backed by the "Consumer is the Medium" philosophy coined at the agency's origin, this doctrine has guided their approach to taking on the biggest challenges facing some of the world's most influential brands including adidas Originals, Volkswagen, MassMutual, Amazon, and EA Sports. For more information visit: www.johannesleonardo.com.
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