Accenture Interactive Taps First Nordic CCO; Madwell Adds Two Industry Vets

Accenture Interactive (AI) is turning its focus to the Nordic region as the agency appoints ad industry veteran Adam Kerj as chief creative officer to oversee creative capabilities in Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Finland. 

Kerj brings lots of experience to this newly created role having served at organizations including McCann, 360i North America and J Walter Thompson, as well as worked with brands including Ben & Jerry’s, Coca-Cola, HBO, Macy’s, Oreo, Pampers, Puma, Rolex, Sony, Tide and and Toyota.

Separately Madwell is welcoming two industry veterans to the Brooklyn-based full-service agency. 

Sandy Sherman is moving from AKQA in Atlanta to serve as vice president, production to oversee the agency's 11-person production team. Sherman spent 12 years working in NYC as a founding partner at Canvas United and in various leadership roles at Ogilvy, Deep Focus, and Big Fuel. 

Lindsey Sims departs GroupM to become director of media leading media efforts on key accounts, including Happy Family and Zarbee’s. Sims will oversee the 7-person media team that will grow to eight when the agency fills the current open Media Analyst position.

Sims reports to Madwell co-founder and CEO David Eisenman. Sherman reports to both Eisenman and CCO Chris Sojka.




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