Han Lin Joins Grey New York as Creative Director of Design

A New Position for an Award-Winning Talent

Aug 07, 2012, 15:47 ET from Grey

NEW YORK, Aug. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Tor Myhren, President and Chief Creative Officer of Grey New York, announced today that Han Lin has joined as Creative Director of Design, a new position.  This marks another key appointment to enhance the capabilities of the New York creative department, building on the agency's strong growth.

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Han Lin joins from Fallon where he served most recently as Senior Art Director on Cadillac.  Earlier he worked as Design Director at Kirshenbaum Bond in New York and as an Art Director/Designer at Goodby Silverstein in San Francisco.

"Han's visual communication is stunning.  His simple, thought-provoking, powerful work refuses to be ignored," said Tor Myhren.  "We created this position to harness the power of design, and nobody does that better than Han."

An art director by trade, but trained in graphic design, Han Lin brings his ideas to life with a bold visual language and a refined sense of craft.  He has creative smart, diverse and visually-striking work for an equally diverse list of clients such as Nike, HP, Coca-Cola, General Mills, Charter Cable, Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank, Polo Ralph Lauren, Levi's and Purina as well as Cadillac.

About Grey
Grey New York is the flagship and largest office of Grey, the advertising network of Grey Group.  Grey Group ranks among the largest global communications companies.  Its parent company is WPP (NASDAQ: WPPGY).  Under the banner of Grey Famously Effective Since 1917, the agency serves a blue-chip client roster of many of the world's best known companies:  Procter & Gamble, GlaxoSmithKline, Diageo, Darden Restaurants, Pfizer, Canon, 3M, ETrade, NFL, Boehringer Ingelheim and T.J. Maxx.  FAST COMPANY named Grey in its "The World's 50 Most Innovative Companies" issue in 2010 and 2011.  (www.grey.com)

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