Wunderman Thompson has recently announced taking on board two global Chief Creative Officers. Both of them will be reporting to the global CEO of Wunderman Thompson, Mel Edwards. While Bas Korsten was, before promotion, creative lead for Wunderman Thompson Amsterdam has many awards including 35 Cannes Lions to his name, Daniel Bonner has led Wunderman as the global CCO alongside serving as jury at Cannes Lions last year. Both have made significant contributions for the company in their own capacity and will now be serving as co-CCOs.
The CEO of Wunderman Thompson said:
“Bas and Daniel each have an eye for creative solutions and a reputation for putting innovation at the heart of everything they do. Their ability to make groundbreaking work is why they are the ideal creative leadership team at our agency. I couldn’t be more excited to see what the two of them accomplish as creative leaders.”
Bonner, the new CCO based in London said:
“I’m really looking forward to joining forces with Bas and continuing to elevate Wunderman Thompson globally as an inspirational powerhouse. Creativity is a genuine competitive advantage for brands and business, and we are 100% committed to develop groundbreaking ideas for our clients, deeply intertwined with data and technology.”
Amsterdam based CCO said:
“Creativity is the lifeblood of Wunderman Thompson. Leveraging our network to build and enhance creative solutions that grow our clients’ business is what truly inspires me. We can do great things together. So, I’m thrilled to step into this new role and I can’t wait to connect all our capabilities with the incredible creative talent we have at the agency.”
Wunderman Thompson was the result of the merger between Wunderman and J. Walter Thompson (JWT) more than a year ago.