Paul Billingsley, client services director, has also been promoted to managing director, and Jemima Monies, head of new business and PR, has taken on the role of deputy managing director. The pair will report to joint chief executives Tammy Einav and Matthew Goff.
Additionally, Fiona McArthur, global managing partner who leads the international Mars account, is now group managing director. Her remit includes driving growth across the group, which includes Cain & Abel, the in-house production studio.
As executive creative directors, Nelson and Sutherland will support Richard Brim in running the agency’s creative department. The pair joined the agency two years ago after 10 years at Abbott Mead Vickers BBDO where they created the award-winning “Spare the act” campaign for Currys PC World, as well as work for Mars, Foot Locker and Virgin Holidays.
“Project 84” won two Gold and four Silver Cannes Lions over the summer. The work, created in partnership with ITV, installed 84 hooded figures on top of the media owner’s building on London’s Southbank.