Conill Appoints Diego Yurkievich, Vice President, Executive Creative Director of Los Angeles Office
LOS ANGELES, February, 2015 – Conill announced that Diego Yurkievich has joined the agency’s Los Angeles office as VP, Executive Creative Director. In this new role, Mr. Yurkievich will provide creative leadership for Conill’s Los Angeles office and its portfolio of clients including: Toyota, T-Mobile and Alaska Airlines. He reports to Conill Chief Creative Officer Javier Campopiano.
Mr. Yurkievich was most recently VP / Creative Director of Latinworks in Austin, where he worked for clients such as Chrysler, Dodge, Subway, Verizon Wireless and Telecom Fios, among others. He has also held senior creative leadership positions at Alma DDB, Miami, Global Hue in New York, Wieden & Kennedy, and various agencies in Europe including Kaspen (Czech Republic) and Tandem DDB (Spain).
"Having Diego join the agency solidifies our creative team,” said Javier Campopiano, Chief Creative Officer of Conill. “We share a creative vision to create the best advertising possible. His leadership will inspire our people and he’ll be a tremendous asset to our clients."
Mr. Yurkievich's creative honors and awards are numerous including: Cannes, Clio, Art Director Club, Caribe, One Show, San Sebastian, among others.
"My responsibility is to lead the creative team and create the conditions for high quality, strategic & creative work for our clients and for the agency,” said Mr. Yurkievich. “Working alongside Javier and Miami ECD Hernan Cerdeiro presents an incredibly exciting opportunity to create game-changing work for clients."