Cheil poaches executive creative director from Karmarama

Cheil London has appointed Caitlin Ryan to the role of executive creative director.

Caitlin Ryan departs Karmarama after almost three years
Caitlin Ryan departs Karmarama after almost three years

Ryan was previously group executive creative director at agency Karmarama, which she joined in 2013. Prior to that she spent 14 years at Proximity, and counts Volkswagen, Mars, Eurostar and Lloyds as past clients.

In the new role Ryan will run Cheil’s creative output across all clients. She will report to group chief executive Paul Hammersley.

Ryan said: "The Cheil network champions diversity, invention and entrepreneurialism, which makes it the perfect home for me. The network’s media agnostic approach is especially conducive to the best creative ideas, inspired and informed by consumers’ lives."

Hammersley added: "Caitlin brings an abundance of talent, energy and experience to Cheil and she understands how modern brands connect with consumers. She will be a powerful force in helping drive the next phase of our growth and development."

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