Icon Agency has appointed Michael Knox as Executive Creative Director following a period of rapid growth. In the newly created position, Knox will oversee the creative output across the whole agency.
With over 25 years undr his belt, Knox brings a wealth of experience leading creative agencies and in-house teams, having also served as Chief Creative Officer of Grey Greater China, where he was also a member of Grey’s Global Creative Board. Knox was most recently ECD at Think HQ and prior to that held an ECD role, helping build News Corp Australia’s own creative agency, Roller.
“Michael reflects our evolving offer to the market. He is experienced but hungry, ambitious but humble, and above all, passionate about the work,” said Icon’s Group Managing Director, Joanne Painter.
Knox added: “Icon’s interdisciplinary approach to problem-solving is unearthing some big opportunities. This is a way of working I believe in, a sentiment that is driving important and unmissable work. Icon’s clients and the projects on the table span some of the most interesting sectors and challenges in the country. The people are the best in the business. I’m delighted to be here working with the team.”
Knox’s appointment is effective immediately.