James Nester and Chris Lawson will be responsible for accounts including Ford, Mazda and Jaguar. They join from the Intelligent Marketing Agency, where they have spent the past year working together as the head of copy and creative group head respectively. Their careers include spells at McCann Erickson, Abbott Mead Vickers BBDO, Saatchi & Saatchi, OgilvyOne, TBWA and Proximity London. They have worked on clients such as Mars, Nissan, Pizza Hut, Sony PlayStation and Abbey. In their new roles, Nester and Lawson will report to the automotive creative director, Nigel Edginton-Vigus.
Wunderman Automotive has strengthened its creative department with the appointment of a new senior team.