Current Global hires Holly Ward as executive VP and the agency’s first UK head of consumer marketing. Most recently, she was co-founder and director of The Forge Communications, where she ran campaigns for clients in the food, beverage, and lifestyle categories. She previously served as a managing director at both FleishmanHillard and Euro RSCG London (now Havas London). At Current Global, Ward will be tasked with driving strategic practice leadership, expanding the firm’s client portfolio in the UK, building the agency’s reputation, and championing talent development. “Having someone of Holly’s caliber and track record join the team will propel our consumer proposition forward and add significant depth to our capability to solve at the intersections of corporate, consumer, health and technology for our clients,” said Current Global co-CEO George Coleman. The agency has also promoted Meghann Johnson to North America corporate operations lead, a newly created role. Previously a senior VP at the firm, she has also served as a VP at Weber Shandwick.
The Atlantic names Tyler Watson executive VP of marketing. Watson was most recently global VP of production at Condé Nast, where he led a team that delivered over 800 marketing campaigns annually across industries. He has also served as VP, communications at Barneys New York. In his new post, Watson’s responsibilities will encompass creative strategy, brand marketing, the creative studio Atlantic Re:think, and Atlantic Insights, its marketing research division. “Tyler has worn many hats in his career and has tremendous experience across all aspects of our business, with an incredible track record of creating and delivering unique ideas at brands including Vanity Fair, The New Yorker, WIRED, GQ, Vogue and Teen Vogue,” said The Atlantic publisher and chief revenue officer Alice McKown.
Wonder, a food-delivery company that partners with multiple restaurants, brings on Daniel Shlossman as chief growth and marketing officer. Shlossman joins the company from fast casual restaurant chain Sweetgreen, where he was CMO. Before joining Sweetgreen, he was head of product and marketplace experience at Uber and previously worked at the NFL as general manager of its fantasy football and licensed mobile games business. In his new post, Shlossman will be responsible for marketing, digital, partnership and product strategies, and customer experience.