VML appoints Kimberly Easley as director of talent acquisition
23 October, 2012
Former Solomon Page Group executive joins VML NEW YORK
— VML today announced the appointment of Kimberly Easley as director of talent acquisition. Easley will be based in New York and support recruitment efforts across many disciplines, including creative, account management and social.
“Kimberly brings more than 10 years of experience hiring and managing talent at some of the industry’s most respected agencies and search firms. She’ll be a tremendous asset to bring the same caliber of talent to VML,” said Kristi Veitch, VML managing director of human resources.
“This appointment is a strategic move to support our talent needs as we grow globally. We’re excited to have Kimberly on board and look forward to her being part of the VML culture,” said Jon Cook, VML CEO and president.
Easley’s primary focus will be the U.S. market, supporting VML’s Kansas City, New York and Seattle offices. She will report to Veitch.
Before joining VML, Easley spent 11 years at recruitment firms in New York and most recently served as chief talent officer with the Solomon Page Group, where she specialized in the interactive talent acquisition for clients. Before that, she spent two years as vice president, director of creative services for Publicis Modem. About VML
VML is a global digital marketing agency with major operations on five continents. Since its founding in 1992, VML has been dedicated to delivering creative solutions at the intersection of marketing and technology.
VML engineers best-in-class digital experiences for some of the most respected and recognized brands in the world, including SAB Miller brands Coors and Coors Light, Carlson Hotels, Colgate-Palmolive, Dell, Dignity Memorial, English Premier League, Ford, Gatorade, Hill’s Pet Nutrition, Kashi, Kellogg, Microsoft, Pioneer Hi-Bred, SAP, Southwest Airlines, T-Mobile, U.S. Bank, Western Union and Xerox.
With a successful track record in digital marketing, VML was named a “Standout Shop” in Ad Age’s annual A-List issue in 2012. Additionally, VML was recognized as a Strong Performer in the Forrester Wave™: U.S. Digital Agencies — Mobile Marketing Strategy and Execution, Q1 2012.
Headquartered in Kansas City, Mo., VML has principal offices in Kansas City, Seattle, Chicago, New York, São Paulo, London, Milan, Sydney, Singapore, Mumbai and Jakarta.
VML has been a member of the WPP Group of global communication agencies since 2001. Learn more at www.vml.com