- Thursday, Jun. 7, 2018
Creative and media agency MERGE Chicago has promoted Michael Matykiewicz to Executive Creative Director. The role was formerly occupied by Kevin Houlihan, who is now MERGE’s president and chief creative officer.
Matykiewicz, who was formerly SVP/creative director, works on the agency’s Blue Cross Blue Shield, Marco’s, MB Financial Bank and Village Inn accounts. He is known for his ability to move across businesses easily and capture the distinct voice of each brand.
Prior to joining the MERGE team, Matykiewicz worked at Houlihan Madison Most, an agency that was purchased by HY Connect, which was folded into MERGE. He began his career in account management at Leo Burnett before moving to the creative side at agencies Laughlin Constable and Chicago Creative Partnership.