AKQA promotes Rei Inamoto to CCO worldwide; Duan Evans promoted to international ECD role

AKQA_Rei_Inamoto_Ajaz_Ahmed_Duan_Evans_72dpi.jpgAKQA has announced the promotion of Rei Inamoto (left) to chief creative officer worldwide, providing global creative leadership across all of AKQA's 14 offices. Before his new appointment, Inamoto directed AKQA's work in the USA and Asia.
 
Inamoto said: "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 honour to be bestowed the torch of creative leadership for our firm globally."
 
In addition, AKQA has promoted Duan Evans (right) to international executive creative director. In his new position, Evans will take on responsibility for all creative work across Asia and South America, while maintaining his current role in Europe.
 
Evans said: "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 ideas 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."
 
AKQA CEO Ajaz Ahmed (centre) said: "Rei and Duan consistently demonstrate remarkable creative inspiration and are driven by imaginations that have no boundaries. We are delighted to recognise 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."

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