DDB & Tribal Worldwide Amsterdam boosts creative and account teams with eight new hires

DDB & Tribal Worldwide Amsterdam boosts creative and account teams with eight new hires

New recruits for the international creative agency invigorate the agency’s expertise

Amsterdam, 10 August – Today, international creative agency DDB & Tribal Worldwide, Amsterdam announces expansion of creative and production teams with eight new hires. In the light of new high profile client wins, the agency invigorates its expertise with additions in the UX, production and design departments.

Joining the agency’s production team are Erin Zito (Executive Producer), Boy Sheikkariem (Senior Producer) and Sabine Verlinden (Producer). In their roles they will be working with clients such as TomTom, McDonalds, adidas and KLM.

Before joining DDB & Tribal Worldwide, Amsterdam, Erin has built up over 10 years of experience in the marketing and advertising industry. In her previous role as Account Director at Trisect in Chicago, she worked for clients such as Tresemme and Nexxus.

Boy was previously a Project Manager at Ice Mobile, where he was responsible for the development of both the front end as well as the UX API.

The agency also welcomes back Sophie van Pelt into the role of Executive Producer. Sophie returns to DDB & Tribal Worldwide, Amsterdam after 6 years spent at Alfred (advertising agency based in Amsterdam).

The design department expands with Esmee Lechner (Designer), Joris Groot (UX Designer), Kaj-Khan Hrynczenko (Junior UX Designer) and Max Hopmans (Junior Designer). Esmee has been working for FHV BBDO prior to joining DDB & Tribal Worldwide, Amsterdam. After gaining 7 years of experience in the creative industry, Joris will now join the UX team together with Kaj-Khan Hrynczenko – who is a recent Hyper Island graduate.

Ivo Roefs, CO-CEO of DDB & Tribal Worldwide, Amsterdam, says: “With new clients in our roster and the volume and nature of projects we are working on, our quest for brilliant talent was inevitable. It’s a great honour to welcome such a wealth of expertise into the agency.”


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About DDB & Tribal Worldwide Amsterdam

DDB & Tribal Worldwide, Amsterdam is a strategic hub creating innovative marketing and communication campaigns for clients such as Heineken, Adidas, Volkswagen, McDonald’s, TomTom and KLM Royal Dutch Airlines. The agency is the result of DDB° Amsterdam and Tribal Worldwide, Amsterdam joining forces in 2012 and working as a combined team, because ‘our clients want us to work as a combined team’ and because the market is asking for such a combination.

DDB° Amsterdam is the Dutch agency with most Effie award wins, excelling in effective communication campaigns for its clients. Tribal Worldwide, Amsterdam was the first digital agency to win the Grand Prix in Film at the International Advertising Festival at Cannes. In 2011 the agency was named Digital Agency of the Year at the Eurobest Advertising Festival.

In 2012 DDB & Tribal Worldwide, Amsterdam took 4th position in the top five Most Awarded Digital Agency in the Gunn Report and this year the agency came in second in the Dutch Agency-of-the-Year competition, confirming DDB & Tribal Worldwide, Amsterdam’s success.

DDB & Tribal Worldwide, Amsterdam is part of the Omnicom’s DDB° Worldwide Communications Group Inc (www.ddb.com) which ranks among the top five consolidated advertising and marketing services global networks, according to Advertising Age. Consistently one of the most awarded networks globally for creative excellence.With more than 200 offices in over 90 countries, DDB° Group believes in the power of Social Creativity to grow the value and influence of brands around the world by creating ideas that people want to play with, participate in and pass along.