Walpole to lead the agency’s rapidly growing client portfolio
AUSTIN – July 27, 2017 – R/GA, the company connected by design, today announced Adrienne Walpole has joined the technology-driven marketing agency as managing director of client services of the Austin office. Walpole will report to Candice Hahn, vice president, managing director of the office and is tasked with leading the agency’s client services team to solve complex business problems and be a strategic partner to the agency’s growing portfolio of clients.
“As we build our presence in Austin, our clients look to R/GA to transform their business and offer a deeper level of strategic thinking,” said Vice President, Managing Director Candice Hahn. “Adrienne’s extensive experience across brands, managing client relationships and building teams will be a tremendous asset to the office as we continue growing our network of new client partners.”
Walpole brings with her 20 years of advertising and marketing experience on notable and global brand experience, which has included Toyota, Whole Foods Market, Mars, Nissan, Netflix and DIRECTV, to name a select few. She has also held management roles at GSD&M, Crispin Porter + Bogusky, TBWA Chiat Day, Deutsch and Saatchi & Saatchi.
“R/GA has unmatched entrepreneurial thinking and a global offering of cutting-edge solutions for brands and consumers. I’m looking forward to helping shape and grow the Austin office, and being part of a team that’s not afraid to push the strategic development and boundaries of incredible work,” said Walpole.
R/GA, the agency for the Connected Age, develops products, services and communications to grow our clients’ brands and businesses. Founded in 1977, the agency has been a pioneer at the intersection of technology, design and marketing with work spanning web, mobile, and social communications, retail and e-commerce, product innovation, brand development and business consulting. R/GA has more than 2,000 employees globally with offices across the United States, Europe, South America, and Asia-Pacific and is part of The Interpublic Group of Companies (NYSE:IPG), one of the world’s largest advertising and marketing services organizations.