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January 16, 2014
JWT has boosted its creative department with the appointment of creative John Cherry to its team of creative directors.
Cherry, who most recently worked at Fallon overseeing work on Orange, Cadburys, and BBC, joins JWT to oversee the creative on a number of brands including, Kenwood and J&J.
He started his career at in 2001 at Wieden & Kennedy, where he worked on Nike, Revlon and Diet Coke. After a brief spell at Kesselskramer in Amsterdam, Cherry returned to W+K in 2002 and wrote the Honda “Sense” campaign, winning two D&AD’s, a Bronze Cannes Lion, one Gold and three Silver Creative Circle Awards and a Gold and Silver BTAA in 2004.
Cherry joined Mother in 2003 and over the eight years he was there worked on the majority of the agencies clients and was involved in many successful pitches. He was one of the art directors and writers on the Stella 4% “Smooth Originals” campaign, which won a Cannes Gold Lion in 2009. Going on to lead the work on Stella Artois globally. He was also part of the successful Orange Goldspot team at both Mother and Fallon.
Russell Ramsey, Executive Creative Director of JWT London said “I’m so excited about John joining our creative department. His work speaks for itself and I know he will do great things on our brands at JWT.”