Blue Hive appoints Julian Watt as Chief Creative Officer
1 February, 2016
— Highly experienced creative Julian Watt, has recently been appointed as Chief Creative Officer on the Ford business for UK and Europe.
Watt joins Blue Hive from Australia, where he's led multiple creative agencies, including WPP’s GPY&R Sydney, 303 and most recently, HOST Sydney - doing iconic work across a number of global brands.
Known for his commercially-minded use of creativity, Watt led GPY&R Sydney to be ranked most effective agency in Australia, and more recently HOST Sydney, winning a raft of new business including blue chip clients Lion Nathan and Pizza Hut.
Originally from South Africa, Watt led the Creative agency Net#work BBDO to South African Agency of the year 5 times consecutively, and received numerous international awards, including Grand Prix at Cannes.
Says Watt of his decision to enter the UK market and join Blue Hive, "This is an incredibly exciting time in our business, and I look forward to the rich opportunity of working with a global mega brand like Ford. Blue Hive's progressive model appeals to me at a time when integration of key skills is paramount to powerful creative work."
For further information, please contact:
Angela Challands, Business Director Angela.Challands@thebluehive.com
Blue Hive, Sea Containers, 18 Upper Ground, London, SE1 9RQ +44(0)7717 776
About Blue Hive London
Blue Hive handles the Ford Motor Company account across the whole of Europe, currently 22 markets and growing. Ford is WPP’s biggest client.