- BBDO Budapest has parted company with its creative director, Helmut Kruse, only weeks after László Csömör took over as managing director of the agency.
Kruse leaves the agency by mutual agreement after one and a half years. He is replaced by Andreas Simon and Zoltán Körösvölgyi, who join as associate creative directors.
Simon joins from Ammirati Puris Lintas Budapest where he has been for the past four and a half years. For the past two and a half years he has been executive creative director responsible for strategic creativity. He started his advertising career at APL Hamburg as an art director.
Körösvölgyi joins from McCann-Erickson Budapest after two and a half years there, most recently as a senior copywriter. He has also worked at Bates and began his career at Saatchi & Saatchi in Hungary.