PARIS (8 January 2018) — Imke Schuller has been named executive director of innovation at Landor, one of the world’s leading branding and design firms. She will report to Luc Speisser, Landor’s president of Europe, and act as a member of the regional leadership team.
By partnering with Landor’s teams around the world and collaborating with leaders across Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (EMEA), Schuller will help accelerate the growth of Landor’s Paris and Geneva offices. She will drive innovative, advanced solutions, creating and implementing new approaches aimed at helping clients adapt to constantly evolving markets.
Schuller joins Landor from Kantar Futures in London, where she was director of innovation strategy for EMEA. She led its automotive and health and beauty practices, partnering with global clients such as GSK, L’Oréal, and Volkswagen to identify new sources of growth.
As a true European, Schuller earned a French-German master’s degree in both countries before spending more than 10 years of her professional career in London.
Luc Speisser commented, “Landor has always been a pioneer in branding. We have incessantly reinvented the discipline. Within our network, Landor Paris and Geneva have been key contributors to this constant quest for innovation in the past 10 years. Imke’s arrival further reinforces our capacity to deploy new offers, listen deeply to our clients, and provide relevant innovations—building on the strength of Landor’s network. Her experience at WPP and Kantar Futures are true assets that will help her succeed with this goal.”
Schuller added, “I am thrilled to be working with Landor’s teams in Paris and Geneva to continue innovating and evolving our offer. In today’s highly competitive market, the role of brand and the value of relevant brand experiences for customers and employees has never been more important. I am looking forward to helping our clients in French-speaking markets build agile brands fit for an ever-changing future.”