Roy Torres has been hired as group creative director at VML Atlanta. He will help oversee creative work across VML’s Memphis, Atlanta and Bogotá offices. He began his career at Y&R New York, working on brands such as Land Rover, MTV, LG and Bacardi. He has also spent time at Droga5, Anomaly and Grey New York.
VML Chicago has hired Melissa Barany as executive producer. Barany joins VML from Energy BBDO, where she spent the last six years as an executive producer overseeing integrated global production for multiple SC Johnson brands.
Also in Chicago, Hilary Burns has been hired as group director, client engagement. Burns joins VML from Sapient-Razorfish where she was responsible for client engagements on Procter & Gamble, Allstate and Abercrombie & Fitch.