VaynerMedia has appointed Lisa Buckley managing director to lead its Los Angeles office. She was previously executive vice president of Client Services at VaynerMedia New York.
Buckley replaces JuHee Kim, who left last month to pursue other opportunities.
Buckley joined VaynerMedia in 2015 and is credited with creating the agency’s first integrated strategy, creative and media teams.
Earlier, Buckley served 15 years at Grey Global Group, starting at Grey London, where she worked with blue-chip clients like Unilever, GSK, Mars Food, and P&G.
She spent two years at Grey Paris and four years at Grey New York, where she served as SVP, Account Director, running Downy/Lenor NA & Global, as well as Pandora Jewelry Global.
Gary Vaynerchuk, CEO of VaynerMedia, praised Buckley’s client relationship and team leading skills saying: “It’s very rare to find someone who’s remarkable at both.”