PHILADELPHIA, April 20, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Tierney, an IPG agency, today announced the addition of two new senior creative directors to its leadership team. Michael Lander and David Lan have both been named Senior Vice President, Creative Director reporting into Executive Vice President, Executive Creative Director, Patrick Hardy. The team will serve clients in Tierney's Philadelphia and New York offices.
"We plan to continue to invest in and recruit top talent. Our people, and the creative solutions they provide our clients is critical to our success," said Tierney President and Chief Executive Officer Mary Stengel Austen. "We are committed to expanding our teams across the agency. By adding professionals like Michael and David, we are positioned to offer even better integrated solutions to our clients."
Michael led creative digital strategy for marquee brands including PNC Bank, Citibank, Dime Bank, IBM, Samsung, Dos Equis, and the NFL. At BBDO, he ran social and digital for Visa and developed Apps and other creative technologies for HP. At EURO RSCG/HAVAS, Michael headed the digital team for Oppenheimer and served as Social Media Creative Director for Cadillac at BigFuel. His work for IBM has been recognized by Cannes and the New York Addys. He's received a Webby for his work on Samsung and an Effie nod for the website he developed for the Visa Signature Card.
Lan began his career as an art director at Ogilvy and his tech and programming background coupled with his extensive knowledge of digital brings a unique creative point of view to his work. He's led national campaigns for OBERLAND, 360i, McCann, Digitas, and MRM Worldwide. Over the course of his career, David has developed a variety of social media and creative campaigns for global brands such as IBM, PNC Bank, Intel, Motorola, Canon, American Express, AT&T, Lenovo, and the NY Mets. His work for IBM has been recognized by the Effies and the New York Addys. He currently serves as a mentor for Portfolio students at the Academy of Art University.
"Talented veterans like Michael and David can have an immediate impact on our clients, culture, and teams. Our philosophy of empowering our staff to create unexpected, innovative solutions for our clients matches their experience and enthusiasm. We are excited to add two seasoned integrated creative minds to our existing team," said Tierney EVP, Executive Creative Director, Patrick Hardy.
Tierney is a leading full-service communications agency, offering integrated advertising, PR, media, social media, and digital solutions. In 2014 and 2015, the agency was honored by Ad Age as one of the Best Places to Work. Tierney is headquartered in Philadelphia and operates offices in Harrisburg, and New York. The company is part of the Interpublic Group of Companies (NYSE: IPG). Start a conversation at hellotierney.com and follow us on Twitter and Instagram (@hellotierney) and Facebook (Hello Tierney).
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