Valerie Hope was previously head of integrated production, and now serves as director of integrated production and creative services. She will continue to lead the agency's production department and direct the production of creative campaigns across all media. Hope will now also oversee all creative services involved in campaign development, ensuring a seamless collaboration between Walrus' creative department and all outside services. Prior to joining Walrus in 2012, she was founder of Backbone Productions, an integrated production company. Prior to that, she was a partner and the director of production & creative services at Mad Dogs & Englishmen.
"Paula and Val are extremely deserving of their promotions, which reflect the work they have already been doing for some time now," said Frances Webster, co-founder and chief operating officer at Walrus. "Their leadership, expertise and knowledge is valued by all of us at the agency, as well as by our clients and partners in the creative industry. We're proud to have such accomplished professionals and all around great people on the leadership team at Walrus."