AKQA welcomes Ant Warne as Executive Planning Director at its London office. Ant will co-lead strategic and business direction for many of AKQA’s clients, reporting into General Manager Ron Peterson.
Ant brings with him over 20 years of experience leading teams on both agency and client side. Originally from Australia, Ant started his career as a Creative Director working in broadcast television and film. He has since worked across brand strategy, communications planning, social strategy, and data analytics.
Ant’s focus has been to build brands from the ground up, with strong expertise in consumer-centric design having worked with a broad array of clients in the retail, travel, and media industries. His work has been recognised by international industry awards bodies including Cannes Lions, The One Show, New York Festivals and the Effies.
Ron Peterson said: “We look forward to applying Ant’s rich experience and sharp insight to create a consistent stream of ideas and innovations for the clients we serve.”
On joining AKQA, Ant said: “The brilliant thinkers and makers behind the progressive work AKQA creates are what attracted me to the company. I am excited to be a part of this inspiring culture and to help some of the most ambitious brands in the world grow and transform their businesses.”