Megan Lally, managing partner at Highdive, said Nio “leads with intelligence, empathy and a surgical focus on breakthrough creative thinking. We were struck by his people skills and his true knack for tapping into cultural shifts and trends.”
Nio will oversee strategy across Highdive's client roster, which includes Jeep, Jersey Mike’s, Airheads, Dollar Shave Club, Lay's, and Beam Suntory.
Prior to joining Highdive, Nio was EVP at FCB Chicago and previously led strategy at VSA Partners, Young & Rubicam, Leo Burnett and TBWA\Chiat\Day.
The agency has also hired Marilyn Sorita and Suzanne Stovall as group account directors. Sorita
comes from Energy BBDO, while Stovall previously worked at Arts & Letters Creative Co.