Michael Gibson

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE (selected) 

BUTA Lab (PNN Group)  Managing Director and Chief Creative Office (Feb 2015 – Present) 
A large oil holding diversifying into retail, luxury and food segments, creating bespoke brands for Russia and the near abroad as well as importing existing brands, including Superdry, WHSmith, KFC, Lankaran Perfume, DeBeers, Steinway. 

Orange  Chief Creative Office (2013 – 2015) 
Agency holding (including Digital, TTL, BTL, Field Agency, Events, and Boutique agencies). Awards: Grand Prix in Silver Mercury and many awards in key TTL/BTL festivals. 

Ark Connect  Creative Director (2009 – 2013) 
Ark Connect at that time was part of the German Sholtz & Friends network of agencies
  
Come ON agency  CEO/ Creative Director (2008 – 2010) 
Heading up a full cycle advertising agency startup as CD/CEO ( the Rolf Group of Companies – at the time, one of the main automotive brands in Russia) 

Grey Worldwide  Creative Director (2002-2008
Worked on accounts including: P&G(EFFIE), Coldrex(EFFIE), Aquafresh, Nokia. Won Tetley account, AFEW(aids), 3M, Mars. Awards: Creative Agency of the Year (silver), 2005 Marketing Russia Awards. 

McCann Erickson (Moscow)  Art Director (1995-1998) 
Worked on accounts including: Nestle (Nescafe, Nesquik, Nuts, Lion), Coca-Cola (Sprite, Minute Maid), Gillette (Parker),  L'Oreal 

EDUCATION  & QUALIFICATIONS 

Balloil College and Ruskin school of Fine Art, Oxford University MA, Fine Art (1987-1990) 
Central Saint Martins attended BA Graphic Design 
Harrow School, Middlesex  (1982) 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE 

Kingston University  Graphic Design, Visiting Lecturer