Interbrand, the world’s leading brand consultancy, today announce a series of global leadership promotions, to set the business up for its next phase of growth

December 15 2022, New York: Daniel Binns, CEO of Interbrand’s North America business has been named Global Chief Growth Officer. Simon Thun, CEO in Central & Eastern Europe assumes the role of Global Chief Client Officer. Binns and Thun join Interbrand’s Global Leadership Team, and will be involved in the day to day leadership and management of the business in all markets. Binns and Thun continue in their roles as leaders of Interbrand’s North American and Central & Eastern European business units, respectively.

Additionally, Nancy Villanueva has been promoted to newly created position of Global Director of Expansion Markets and will initially assume responsibility for growth and business operations in the Middle East, Africa and Latin America, whilst continuing her role as CEO of Iberia & the Middle East.

And Christian Purser, CEO of Interbrand in London has been promoted to Global Director of New Solutions, with a focus on developing Interbrand’s suite of emerging tools and services, including the global Inclusive Design Practice, and the company’s Customer Experience (CX) and Digital Design offers. Purser continues in his role as CEO of Interbrand in London, whilst leading Interbrand’s Innovation Lab.

Villanueva and Purser will report into Interbrand’s Global Leadership Team, and work in partnership with regional leaders to scale new offers as the business continues to grow across new and existing markets.

“2022 has been a year of significant positive change and continued success at Interbrand, and I am proud to celebrate and announce this series of global leadership promotions,” says Gonzalo Brujó, Global Chief Executive Officer of Interbrand.

“These brilliant colleagues have each demonstrated that they are exceptional client advisors and business leaders. They have achieved considerable success in their local regions, and they will each play pivotal roles at Interbrand, as we step toward our next phase of global growth.”

Interbrand partners with more than 650 of the world’s best known brands, to deliver what the company calls ‘Iconic Moves’ – defined as bold steps brands take to leap ahead of customer expectation and drive competitive advantage. Headquartered in New York, Interbrand also has offices in Cologne, London, Madrid, Milan, Mumbai, São Paulo, Seoul, Shanghai, Sydney and Tokyo.


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Tina Goldstone, Global Director, Marketing, Interbrand, [email protected]

About Interbrand Group

Interbrand Group is made up of Interbrand, the world’s leading brand consultancy and C Space, the global customer agency.

Interbrand has been a world leading brand consultancy for over 45 years, having pioneered iconic work and forged many of the brand building tools that are commonplace across the industry today.

In an age of unprecedented abundance of choice and speed of innovation, customers’ expectations are moving faster than business. While incremental change is still essential, it is no longer sufficient. It takes bold moves to leap ahead of customers and competitors. Interbrand calls these moves Iconic Moves.

In collaboration with the world’s leading brands, Interbrand’s global team of thinkers and makers are pioneering the future of brand building. By turning customers into active participants, Interbrand helps its clients strengthen their brands on an ongoing basis. This approach gives them confidence to make Iconic Moves that spark desire and create utility, driving extraordinary results.

Interbrand is a part of the Omnicom Group (NYSE:OMC).

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