McCann today announced senior promotions in North America. Shayne Millington and Pierre Lipton will serve as Co-Chief Creative Officers at McCann New York. They will lead the agency’s creative department, overseeing creative on all accounts, including Microsoft and Mastercard, respectively.
Millington and Lipton assume the role after Sean Bryan and Tom Murphy were elevated to Co-Chief Creative Officers of McCann North America last November.
McCann also promoted Caprice Yu and Cristina Rodriguez Reina to global executive creative directors, leading the Mastercard and Microsoft accounts, respectively, out of New York. Rodriguez Reina will also serve as the head of art for McCann North America.
Millington was previously executive vice president, global executive creative director, McCann. In 2019, Millington won the Titanium Lion and Grand Prix honors at Cannes, and a Grand Clio for her work on Microsoft.
Lipton also previously served as evp, global executive creative director, McCann. He was the creative lead behind Mastercard’s “True Name Card,” which received a Cannes Lions Grand Prix. Before McCann, Lipton was Chief Creative Officer at 360i, and spent time at M&C Saatchi, AKQA and BBDO.
Multi-award-winner Rodriguez Reina has worked for brands such as Heineken, BBVA, Movistar, Volkswagen, Pure Leaf, State Farm, MillerCoors and others. Before joining McCann, she spent 10 years at DDB in Spain and New York.
Yu served as executive creative director at Sid Lee’s New York office before joining McCann. Yu has been Emmy-nominated and received national and international awards for her work on Google, adidas, Cole Haan and other brands. Her spot “Dear Sophie” for Google was Time Magazine’s #1 ad of the Year.