Wolff Olins Welcomes Tim Allen into Newly Created Role of President of North America

Former Head of Amazon’s Product Design Studio to Spearhead Growth in the US

Global creative consultancy Wolff Olins announced today it is bringing in award-winning creative director Tim Allen into a newly-created role of President of North America to oversee growth in its New York and San Francisco offices.

Allen will bring his eighteen plus years of expertise and roots in product and service design and strategy to work with some of the world’s most ambitious leaders and clients to deliver deep and impactful change across their organizations. Allen’s celebrated background in human- centric experiences, brand storytelling and ground-breaking technology will be at the forefront of leading the US offices to continue delivering radical change across companies and industries. Allen will be based in the NY office concentrating on the US and collaborating on client work with the London and Dubai offices.

Allen previously served as Executive Creative Director for Amazon’s Product Design Studios where he led a team of world class technologists and designers to create human- centered and experience-led digital products and design initiatives. Prior to Amazon, he led Experience Design at both R/GA and Sapient Nitro, amassing a collection of multiple Cannes Lions, D&AD, Andy, One Show and Webby awards for his innovative work including Nike Training Club, Nike’s first iOS app, Nike+ Active, which was highlighted by Steve Jobs at the 2009 Apple Macworld Keynote and Nike+, which Adweek named ‘Campaign of the Decade.’

"I'm absolutely thrilled to join the Wolff Olins family.  Its underlying values and culture rooted in empowering

clients to build deeper, richer human experiences inspire me at a fundamental level. My goal is to foster that culture and act as a catalyst to the positive momentum of great clients, world class talent, and cutting edge, meaningful work."

–Tim Allen, President

“Tim is one of us. Like us, he's obsessed with creativity as the force that makes organisations positive and useful to the world. Like us, he gets his kicks from helping ambitious leaders make fundamental change happen. And like us, his ambition is to make every single piece of work radically different and radically better. With his generous leadership style, his infectiously optimistic personality and his depth of expertise in technology, product and experience design, you couldn’t find a more suitable person to lead our North American business to even greater success.”

–Ije Nwokorie, CEO

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About Wolff Olins

Wolff Olins is a global creative consultancy that act as creative partners to the world’s most ambitious leaders that want to act on opportunities that matter. Its clients are

leaders in all categories including technology, culture, media, retail, industry, and non-profit organizations. Wolff Olins pits creativity against challenges in radically different and better way to helps clients deliver deep, meaningful change across their organizations. Wolff Olins is a part of Diversified Agency Services, a division of Omnicom Group Inc. For further information about Wolff Olins please visit www.wolffolins.com or contact Krisana Jaritsat at krisana.jaritsat@wolffolins.com

About Diversified Agency Services

Diversified Agency Services (DAS), a division of Omnicom Group Inc. (NYSE:OMC) (www.omnicomgroup.com), manages Omnicom's holdings in a variety of marketing communications disciplines. DAS includes over 200 companies, which operate through a combination of networks and regional organizations, serving  international and local clients through more than 700 offices in 71 countries. 

About Omnicom Group Inc.

Omnicom Group Inc. (www.omnicomgroup.com) is a leading global marketing and corporate communications company. Omnicom's branded networks and numerous specialty firms provide advertising, strategic media planning and buying, digital and interactive marketing, direct and promotional marketing, public relations and other specialty communications services to over 5,000 clients in more than 100 countries.

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