Leon Wilson leaves Fallon Minneapolis to join Energy BBDO Chicago
July 20, 2012 by Screenmag
Leon Wilson joins Energy BBDO as SVP Group Creative Director on the Wrigley Account.
Originally from New Zealand, Wilson has most recently worked at Fallon Minneapolis since November 2009 as a Group Creative Director.Previously, Wilson was the Creative Director of Publicis Mojo Melbourne overseeing work on TourismVictoria, Nestle, Nike, Coca-Cola, Cadbury, and HP among others.Prior to that, Leon spent five years in London at Mother, and started his career at Colenso BBDO in Auckland.
“I was attracted to Energy BBDO because Wrigley is such a great creative opportunity, but what really cemented it in my mind was the culture of the agency,” Wilson says. “Dan Fietsam and his team not only have an ambition and enthusiasm that is infectious, but possess the mental maturity and intelligence to think around corners. It’s an agency full of smart people wanting to push things and have fun in the process. That’s a very charismatic combination.”
“Leon is a global creative talent and a great cultural fit for us. In addition to his brilliant award winning portfolio, he authored one of my personal favorite campaigns,” says Energy BBDO Chief Creative Officer Dan Fietsam.