The World: Seoul - Cheil Worldwide hires Leo Burnett's Wood as ECD

Cheil Worldwide has appointed Leo Burnett London's creative director, Alistair Wood, as its executive creative director.

Wood will be based in Cheil's Seoul office and will work closely with the agency's worldwide creative director, Joe McDonagh.

Wood spent three years at Leo Burnett, working on accounts including Samsung and McDonald's.

While at the agency, he picked up a number of awards, including a Cannes gold, a D&AD silver and a One Show silver.

Before joining Leo Burnett, he worked as a creative director at JWT and a copywriter at Lowe London.