Arrivals & Departures: DAN taps global execs

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SINGAPORE, Today: Dentsu Aegis Network has named Dick Van Motman as global ceo for creative and Gordon Bowen as global chief creative officer.

Van Motman, currently global president of Dentsu Brand Agencies in Singapore, will have a remit to “develop and grow the creative proposition for Dentsu Aegis Network globally”, according to a report in Campaign Asia.

Motman will work with Bowen, who will continue as chairman of Mcgarrybowen (part of DAN NYC) while taking on the global CCO role. Bowen will drive the overall quality of Dentsu Aegis’ creative output, the company said.

These two creative roles are also additions to the global executive team, joining executives representing media, performance, CRM, loyalty, customer experience and commerce. 

Both will be ultimately responsible for the creative output of Barnes Catmur & Friends Dentsu NZ, and both will report directly to executive chairman/ceo Tim Andree in New York.

  • Read the full report here

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