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Luciana Cani appointed as AKQA ECD

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AKQA welcomes Luciana Cani as Executive Creative Director to lead the creative team in Portland.

With over 20 years of experience in design, Luciana has led teams across four different continents; South America, Europe, North America, and Asia. She has been featured in Adweek’s 100 Creative list, highlighted as one of the top 18 Executive Creative Directors.

Commenting on her appointment, Luciana said: “Innovation and a strong culture. AKQA has been a champion of both in every studio all over the world. I have always been a huge fan of its philosophy, vision, and the leaders behind them. I am delighted to join this family, and I can’t wait to meet and work with the talented people from the Portland Studio, its clients and the wider network.”

AKQA Portland Managing Director David Buckley said: “We’re excited to welcome Luciana to the studio. She brings with her a proven track record of creative excellence, a collaborative spirit, and a global perspective. Her appointment reflects our commitment to creativity and its power to create a better future.”