Brad Emmett has been hired to fill the position of Chief Creative Officer at the McCann office in Detroit. He joins the ad agency from Doner.

McCann has appointed Brad Emmett as the agency’s new Chief Creative Officer in Detroit. He joins the firm from Doner Detroit, where he served as ECD and worked on global brands such as Pepsi, Minute Maid, GE, Snapple, Alfa Romeo, Fiat, and JBL.

An advertising industry veteran, he began his career at DeVito/Verdi and moved up the ranks at BBDO and Cliff Freeman & Partners. Emmett is a graduate of the School of Visual Arts in New York City.

“Brad is a natural storyteller with the ability to consistently turn simple ideas into compelling narratives. His creative vision and ability to bring ideas to life will undoubtedly strengthen the agency’s capacity to play a meaningful role in people’s lives,” said James Ward, President of McCann Detroit.

His work has been recognised at the Cannes International Festival of Creativity, Andy Awards, Communication Arts, The One Show, and Clio Awards. His work for the National Thoroughbred Racing Association was inducted into the Clio Hall of Fame in 2017.

“McCann has a strong network of creative leaders at our agencies across the country, and Brad has just made it a little stronger. We are happy to welcome him to our agency and global team,” said Eric Silver, Chief Creative Officer at McCann North America.

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