AKQA appoints Gavin McLeod as Executive Creative Director

AKQA appoints Gavin McLeod as Executive Creative Director.

AKQA announces the appointment of Gavin McLeod as Executive Creative Director of AKQA’s San Francisco office. Gavin will join the SF Executive Leadership Team, reporting directly to Simon Jefferson, Managing Director.

With over 20 years of experience in fostering creative and collaborative cultures, Gavin joins AKQA after many successful years in Sydney. He has held multiple creative positions, where he has developed and implemented award-winning work recognized over the years by Cannes Lions, Clios, D&AD, Effies, One Show, and Spikes Asia.

Simon Jefferson said: “Gavin is passionate, entrepreneurial, highly curious and focused on creating what’s next. He’s collaborative and has built strong teams with an incredible work ethic and a proven track-record of creating award-winning work. Gavin joins us at a time when we are partnering with some of the world’s best companies to help define their vision and architect the future-state of their customer experience.”

On joining AKQA, Gavin said: “I’ve admired the work that AKQA has been doing for many years. As a company, they’ve always struck me as being fearless in pushing the boundaries. I look forward to helping the San Francisco team push these boundaries even further.”