Josh Stein To Lead Tribal Worldwide Creative in Toronto

Agency Appoints New Creative Director

TORONTO, Oct. 1, 2013 /CNW/ - Andrew McCartney, managing director of Tribal Worldwide - Toronto is excited to announce the appointment of Josh Stein as creative director.  Effective October 1, 2013, Stein will lead the agency's award-winning creative department providing digital solutions for the agency's clients, including McDonald's, Canadian Tire, Google, Johnson & Johnson and more.

"We have been searching for a leader who brings a strong vision and energy to lead our creative team," says Andrew McCartney, managing director, Tribal Worldwide - Toronto. "Josh's tenacious pursuit of powerful ideas help us continue trailblazing towards impactful modern brand solutions for our clients."

With over 14 years experience, Stein has delivered world-class digital and social creative to a wide range of clients, including: Pepsi, Visa, Canadian Olympic Committee, Bell, General Motors, HomeSense and Bank of Montreal. Most recently, Stein was creative director at BBDO Proximity providing his expertise to various brands and acted as the global digital creative director for Gillette.

"There is a transformational shift taking place in our industry, which has left many marketing communications agencies struggling to find their place," says Stein.  "Appointing Kevin Davis to lead all of DDB Canada's integrated creative delivers a clear message in how the agency is greeting this new era of marketing.  This creative offering coupled with Tribal's strong reputation as an inspiring place to work, is where I want to be in my career."

Well-recognized for this work, Stein has garnered both creative and effectiveness awards from international and national shows, including the EFFIES, the Webby Awards, New York Festivals, Art Directors Club of Canada (ADCC), Applied Arts Interactive, Digital Marketing Awards and the Canadian Marketing Association (CMA) Awards. A highly regarded creative leader in Canada, Stein has served on judging panels for the National Advertising Awards, ADCC and the CMA Awards.

About Tribal Worldwide - Toronto
Named Strategy's 2012 Digital Agency of the Year, Tribal Worldwide is a digitally centric advertising agency with Canadian offices in Toronto and in Vancouver. The agency draws on its expertise in digital innovation and its heritage of creativity and insights to bring clients the most effective and differentiating marketing solutions for today's world.  Tribal Worldwide - Toronto is a member agency of the Tribal Worldwide network, which has 60 offices spanning 42 countries around the globe.

SOURCE DDB Canada

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