VML hires former Anomaly creative director, Suzana Apelbaum
12 February, 2014
Former Anomaly creative director joins VML in New York
— VML, a global marketing agency, today announced it has hired Suzana Apelbaum as group creative director in New York. She will work across all New York clients, including Dell, Hillshire Farms, Ball Park and Campbell's. Additionally, Suzana will work in partnership with Y&R on several integrated clients.
“Suzana has a keen sense for ideas that transcend digital and traditional labels in advertising. Her passion and infectious energy for creating great work make her the perfect addition to our creative leadership in New York,” said Mike Wente, executive creative director and managing director at VML in New York.
A recognized industry innovator and award-winning creative, Apelbaum has vast experience working with top brands, including Coca-Cola, Converse, Fiat, Google, Red Bull, Cadbury Adams, Unilever, Pampers and BlackBerry.
“What drew me to the agency is that VML has a consistent commitment to doing great work, and has grown impressively over the last two years. I’m excited to work with amazingly talented people to continue on building VML’s creative success,” Apelbaum said.
Over the past decade, Apelbaum has had a significant impact on the digital landscape of the Brazilian market, where she worked at agencies such as AgenciaClick, JWT and Africa. In 2010, She moved to New York to work as executive creative director of StrawberryFrog and was most recently creative director at Anomaly.
She will report to Wente.
VML is a global marketing agency that delivers forward-thinking ideas and solutions for the world’s most influential brands, including MillerCoors brands Coors and Coors Light, Charter Communications, Colgate-Palmolive, Dell, Gatorade, the Kellogg Company, Microsoft, NAPA AUTO PARTS, PepsiCo, SAP, Southwest Airlines, U.S. Bank, Wendy’s and Xerox.
Founded in 1992 and headquartered in Kansas City, Mo., VML has more than 1,900 employees with principal offices in 24 locations across six continents. In 2001, VML joined the world’s largest communications services group, WPP, and is a partner agency with Y&R within the Young & Rubicam Group. For more information, visit www.vml.com