The World: Melbourne - JWT hires Burnett's creative director Glen Ryan

Glen Ryan has been appointed the creative director of JWT in Melbourne, following 18 months at Leo Burnett in Sydney.

He has recently worked on ads for McDonald's, including the "life" execution, which was voted by the client as its best ad in the world.

David Crothers (pictured), the general manager at JWT Melbourne, commented: "Glen has outstanding credentials and experience that is very relevant to our current business and our future plans. I look forward to partnering him with our recently appointed planning director, Chris Kimberley, building on our reputation for delivering effective creative solutions that drive our clients' business."