Mike Pierantozzi has joined McKinney NY as executive creative director. Pierantozzi will team with McKinney NY CEO Joe Maglio, who joined the agency earlier this year.
Previously Pierantozz was executive creative director at Saatchi & Saatchi in New York. At Saatchi since 2013, Pierantozzi led the creative for Walmart and is credited with helping to grow the business from a single project to one of the agency’s largest accounts.
Before Saatchi, Pierantozzi served as co-executive creative director at Taxi in New York, where he led the MiO and Applegate accounts. While there, he earned an AICP and Effie award for Applegate’s “What’s In Your Hot Dog?” campaign.