- NEW YORK
Global creative agency Kirshenbaum, Bond, Senecal & Partners (KBS) has appointed Christine Austin to serve as its executive director of creative services. In this newly created role, Austin will be responsible for talent management, resourcing and creative culture initiatives across all projects. Reporting to global chief production officer Madison Wharton, Austin will work closely with creative and talent leadership in KBS’ New York office.
An industry veteran, Austin has worked in New York for 15 years and has held similar positions at TBWA\Chiat\Day NY, Droga5 and most recently at Figliulo&Partners.
“Christine’s addition to the team reflects how Kirshenbaum continues to attract the industry’s top talent as well as build upon our mission and work culture,” said Wharton. “Christine has a proven track record in building and managing creative organizations and is known for her inspired leadership and dedication to teams.”
Austin described KBS as “a company I have come to respect for its unrivaled level of commitment to its culture and clients. I look forward to developing relationships with the team and supporting the company’s talent.”