The appointment reunites Bird with his former partner, the Presky Maves creative director Stuart Woodington. The pair met at MBA and later moved to Partners BDDH before co-founding Cold Eye in 1997 with the MBA planning partner Mark Tomblin. The pair later founded the BLM subsidiary Flint Communications. In his new role, Bird will share responsibility with Woodington for the agency's creative output.
Presky Maves has hired the former Maher Bird Associates co-founder Phil Bird as head of art.