Creative advertising agency Fallon has appointed the highly respected and awarded Jeff Kling as its Chief Creative Officer.
Jeff Kling has created famous work for Nike, Miller High Life, Dos Equis, Coca-Cola, Volvo, Heineken, EA, Honda and Jaguar. Most recently he served as Executive Creative Director for Wieden+Kennedy’s Amsterdam agency following several years with them in both Portland and Amsterdam.
Jeff was ECD of the New York office of Euro RSCG where he was the driving force behind the “World’s Most Interesting Man” campaign for Dos Equis. He graduated magna cum laude from Duke University in 1989, with honors in English and German. Fallon CEO Mike Buchner says Jeff Kling’s appointment will help write the next chapter of the iconic agency’s future.
“Jeff is an astounding talent who has a body of world-famous creative work. He’s daring, not afraid to take risks, and is very comfortable on a world stage.”
“His strong desire to create modern communications that drive directly into popular culture makes him a perfect fit for an agency devoted to creative excellence.”
“He’s the one guy, and the only guy we wanted, and I’m happy to say that we got him,” says Buchner.
Jeff Kling says that Fallon’s uncompromising commitment to creativity is the principle reason he joined. “Pat Fallon and Mike Buchner want to write a new chapter, and everyone at the agency is ready to throw lightning bolts. With inspiring grace. You look people in the eye, and their lights are on.”
Fallon Minneapolis is one of the world’s most critically acclaimed creative companies, delivering inventive business solutions for some of the world’s leading brands. Clients include Cadillac, H&R Block, Travelers Insurance, Buffalo Wild Wings, Deluxe Corporation, Nestlé Purina, Nestlé Beverages, Charter Communications, The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas Hotel, Starz, and Comedy Central. Fallon is part of Publicis Groupe. Additional information can be found at www.fallon.com.
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