AKQA has appointed Guy Wieynk as Managing Director of its New York office. Guy joined AKQA in London in 1998. He relocated to AKQA in San Francisco as Client Services Director in 2004.

Commenting on the appointment, AKQA's Chairman and co-founder Ajaz Ahmed said: “Guy's focus has always been on great work and teamwork. I couldn’t be happier that he is our Managing Director in New York.”

Tom Bedecarré, AKQA’s CEO said: “Our New York office is just over a year old. It has launched award-winning, high-profile work. We're delighted with the team we have built and the warm welcome we have received. Our future plans for the work and our New York office are wide-ranging, ambitious and exciting. Guy’s experience with leading brands on global, regional and local assignments makes him the perfect fit for the role of MD.”

Guy Wieynk, Managing Director, AKQA New York said: “AKQA has a depth of talent and dedication that is second to none. AKQA has been a great journey, first in London, then in San Francisco and now in New York. I look forward to continuing that journey with our team in New York as we aim to deliver world class ideas for our clients.”

About AKQA:

A recognized pioneer and innovator, AKQA provides ideas, insights, customer relationship marketing and e-commerce solutions to the world's leading brands. An independent agency with more than 475 employees, AKQA has offices in San Francisco, New York, Washington, D.C., London and Singapore.

More information can be found at www.akqa.com

Published on: 12:00AM on 14th September 2006