AKQA has promoted Rei Inamoto to Chief Creative Officer worldwide. With this promotion, Mr Inamoto would be providing global creative leadership across all of AKQA’s 14 offices. Earlier, he was directing AKQA’s work in USA and Asia.
“With the most remarkable brands as our clients, combined with our extraordinary people, the opportunity to do legendary work is limitless. It’s an incredible honor to be bestowed the torch of creative leadership for our firm globally,” commented Mr Inamoto.
In addition, AKQA has also promoted Duan Evans to International Executive Creative Director. His span of control has been extended from Europe to Asia and South America also.
“We have the most diverse and passionate creative talent across the world, and my new role will mean even greater focus on helping our team create that transcend geographies. I am excited to work closely with Rei to create meaningful, empowering and courageous work that makes a positive impact on this world,” said Mr Evans.
AKQA’s CEO Ajaz Ahmed said, “Rei and Duan consistently demonstrate remarkable creative inspiration and are driven by imaginations that have no boundaries. We are delighted to recognize Rei and Duan’s contribution, while looking forward to the distinguished influence their leadership will have on our work, the next generation of talent, and the future.”