Agency Vet Mike Harris Joins 180 As Global Chief Strategy Officer

Geez. How do you follow up a career that included running DDB California as President & CEO, founding agency twofifteenmccann San Francisco, serving as chief strategy officer for TBWA\Chiat\Day, San Francisco, and spending five years as an account person at both Goodby Silverstein & Partners and Y&R in San Francisco? It can't be easy being awesome. But for Mike Harris, it's just another day in the office.

Harris has joined agency 180 as global chief strategy officer, a newly created position that will have Harris overseeing the strategic needs of the agency's two offices, LA and Amsterdam. 

Of snagging Harris for the gig, 180 Global CEO Michael Allen said: “There isn’t an agency or brand in the world that wouldn’t benefit from the strategic and creative thinking of Mike Harris. We’re lucky to have him on board to help us continue 180’s momentum.” 

Of joining 180, Harris added: "They know who they are and what they stand for, and I have always admired the work that 180 does and the agency’s people and culture. I’ve wanted to be part of that for a long time. I'm beyond excited to help Mike, Chris, William and Al take 180 to the next level." 

Over the course of his career, Harris has garnered multiple global Effie's and Cannes Grand Prix’s, and he has a campaign in the Clio Hall of Fame.



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