An Van den Cruyce joins Air as Managing Director

After Dieter De Ridder and Joeri Van Den Broeck's recent appointment as Air’s Creative Directors, it is now the turn of An Van den Cruyce (ex Saatchi & Saatchi, Famous, Duval Guillaume) to join Air as Managing Director, effective 7th of December.

An has a strong track record in several creative agencies, such as Duval Guillaume, Famous as Business Director and more recently Saatchi & Saatchi as Managing Director. She has experience in account and client service management for various clients, like Anheuser-Busch Inbev, Coca Cola Services, Hyundai, 3M, Belfius, Samsonite, Croky, GAIA, Klara , Brussels Airlines…

An will concentrate on the daily management of the agency at first. Getting to know the clients and the agency prior to take full responsibility for the 2017 plan.

An : « Very excited to join Air! It’ s a beautiful Belgian agency. With a focus on creative brand building, a strong crafting capacity and an engaged philosophy. Eric and Stéphane have made tremendous efforts to reshape the agency towards a more integrated offer through strong creative investments. I share their values and helping the agency to get to the next level is a challenge I really aspire to. »

Stéphane Buisseret (CEO), Eric Hollander (Chairman & Executive Creative Director) : « We are thrilled that An accepted to join us. She comes in at the right time for Air. The Agency has reached a critical mass that requires more seniority and guarantees management involvement across our client portfolio. This will allow us to further improve our service offering and have a more proactive allocation of resources. An reinforces our top management line alongside Dieter & Joeri (Creative Directors), and Isabelle Moulart (Head of Strategy).  We can now offer a combination of hyper-competences. »

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