VMLY&R has appointed Noel Cottrell Chief Creative Officer for Kansas City, where he’ll lead creative efforts and report to Co-Chief Creative Officer of North America John Godsey. Among other clients the Kansas City office services fast food chain Wendy’s.
Cottrell joins VMLY&R from Fitzco in Atlanta, where he served as Chief Creative Officer for nearly a decade. He worked with brands like Coca-Cola, Sony and Navy Federal Credit Union.
Earlier Cottrell co-founded two South African advertising agencies — Joe Public and FoxP2. He later moved to the U.S. where he worked as executive creative director at Grey New York on campaigns such as E*Trade’s “Talking Babies.”