AKQA appoints Wayne Deakin as Executive Creative Director

AKQA appoints Wayne Deakin as Executive Creative Director

AKQA is delighted to announce the appointment of Wayne Deakin as Executive Creative Director in London.

Wayne will report into International Executive Creative Director Duan Evans. He will work alongside Executive Creative Director Masaya Nakade and Head of Experience Design Rob McIntosh.

Wayne has held creative leadership positions in Australia, Europe and the US. His work has been recognised with more than 150 awards. Wayne also has an MA in Semiotics and Cognitive Sciences from the Queensland University of Technology.

Duan Evans said: “Wayne is an impressive creative leader with a proven track record for building trust and confidence with his teams and clients. He is singularly focussed on creating ideas that move businesses forward by providing meaningful and original experiences for their customers. It is with great excitement that we welcome Wayne to AKQA.”

On joining AKQA, Wayne said: “I’ve always respected AKQA for its brilliance and pioneering ideas. The work is consistently reinventing our business and brands. I value the meritocratic culture and entrepreneurial mind-set of the AKQA team, which make me feel very much at home.”