- Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2016
Cheil London has appointed Peter Zillig, a former chief executive of Havas Worldwide New York, as the chief executive of its London office. His appointment follows the resignation of Paul Hammersley, the chief executive of Cheil UK, last month. Zillig, who will report to the chief executive of Cheil Europe Kevin Park, will take responsibility for the Cheil London office. BMB, under chief executive Juliet Haygarth, will operate as a separate entity within Cheil UK with Haygarth also reporting to Park.
Zillig has extensive experience both on the client and agency side. He is a former EMEA head of advertising, UK communications director and marketing and communications director for e-commerce for Compaq, working in Munich, London and Houston. As well as working at Havas Worldwide, where he rose from president of global brands to CEO of the New York office, Zillig is a former EMEA chief executive of Tag Worldwide, where he led its digital transformation, and has also worked at Lowe Worldwide as global business director.