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McCann New York names Saatchi & Saatchi's Lea Ladera executive creative director

McCann New York has appointed Lea Ladera, formerly a creative director at Saatchi & Saatchi, as its new executive creative director.

Ladera has worked on a variety of popular, big-name campaigns including the American Express campaign featuring Tina Fey, Coca Cola, McDonald’s and Macy’s.

“I’m arriving at McCann at a great time. There’s huge momentum, extraordinary talent and opportunities,” said Ladera.

Tom Murphy, McCann NY’s co-chief creative officer said Ladera is a welcome addition to the office.

 “Lea is a superb story teller who has helped to creatively define brands and even to integrate them into pop culture,” he said. “She’s a great addition to our team.”

Throughout her career, Ladera has received recognition from almost all major industry awards festivals such as ADC, Effies and Cannes.

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