Ad agency Tombras is expanding its New York creative team with the appointment of Avinash Baliga as the agency’s first executive creative director. He will report to Tombras Chief Creative Officer Jeff Benjamin, who is based at the agency’s Knoxville headquarters.
Baliga will be responsible for further building out the NY creative team as well as for new business efforts at the agency’s Big Apple outpost.
He joins from Maximum Effort, where he was vice president, creative director. Earlier he served at Mother, Barton F. Graf and Clash of Clans.
Tombras expanded to NYC in 2019. Baliga joins a leadership team there that includes Lindsay Stein (Chief Purpose Officer), Juan Tubert (Chief Technology Officer), Chad Hopenwasser (Chief Production Officer), and Denice Heyward (SVP, business affairs).