Special London Adds To Strategic, Creative Teams To Handle New Wins

Special London has hired new talent in the strategy and creative departments.Ashley Biack joins the agency from McCann London, where she worked on McArthurGlen Group and Sky and helped build its creative accelerator Atomic Soup. She also held posts at Pulse Films, Vice UK and Virtue, Vice's in-house agency.

Black has been tapped as strategist, working on Monkey Shoulder and Mutti. She reports to Emily Harlock, Chief Strategy Officer.

Also, two creatives, the team of Josephine Rasmussen and Marie Jensen, join from Saatchi & Saatchi. They will work on new accounts Employment Hero and Monkey Shoulder, reporting into Chief Creative Officer David Day.  

The award-winning duo started their career at Crispin Porter Bogusky in London, working on campaigns such as Tinder, Asics and George. They created the viral hit ‘”Imagine a CEO” campaign for International Women's Day.

These hires follow new business wins at the agency, including the global business for Employment Hero and Monkey Shoulder.



Jen Black, Chief Executive of Special London, said the trio brought “unique and incredible experiences.”

Day added: “You meet creatives every once in a while, who, no matter their background or experience, just get it. They have a clear understanding of what works in real life but, more importantly, they know the type of work they want to make. I’m thrilled to bring them into the Special fold, where our ambitions are perfectly matched.”

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