Pasadena-based marketing agency Ayzenberg Group has opened a London Office and tapped Ben Walsh to lead it as managing director. Simon Ward has been named to lead the office’s strategy efforts.
Ayzenberg London is the group’s third office. It also has an outpost in Seattle. And it also services global clients via partnerships with agencies in Hamburg, Shaghai, Hong Kong and other markets.
The agency does a lot of work in the gaming and entertainment categories and has worked with companies like Microsoft, Mattel, Disney, Marvel and many others.
Previously, Walsh led European marketing activities for mobile device maker HTC. Earlier he held senior roles at Samsung, J. Walter Thompson, Sony, and EMI music.
Ward has worked with the group for nearly a decade including a stint as vice president, brand integration and more recently as an outside strategic advisor. Earlier he served in business development roles at both Interbrand and BBDO.