San Francisco-based branding and design shop Character. Recently acquired by Dentsu Aegis, has opened a Portland, OR office, and has tapped creative agency and marketing veteran Chris Bruyere to run it as managing director.
Bruyere is tasked with expanding the shop's footprint in the Pacific Northwest.
Previously Bruyere spent six years as head of global brand creative at Reebok. Earlier, he served at several ad agencies including five years at Goodby Silverstein & Partners. Also on his resume: stops at Wongdoody, Deutsch and Daily & Associates.