~ Kim Tice to lead efforts on Hampton Hotels account ~
~ Adrienne Walpole to lead efforts on Southwest Airlines account ~
AUSTIN, TX—April 23, 2015—GSD&M announced today that Kim Tice and Adrienne Walpole have joined the agency as VP/account directors. Tice will lead efforts for Hampton Hotels, part of the Hilton Worldwide portfolio of brands, which launched its new “We Go Together” platform in February. Walpole will lead the agency’s Southwest Airlines team, supporting overarching branding efforts to include the upcoming Fall 2015 brand campaign.
“To create great work, we have to first build strong and trust-based relationships with our clients. And that takes skilled account leaders dedicated to seeking out the best solutions for those clients,” said Scott Moore, SVP/Managing Director at GSD&M. “Kim and Adrienne are strategic, smart and experienced, and they will be true assets to our Hampton and Southwest teams.”
Tice comes to GSD&M from Grey/New York, where she held the title of VP/global account director. In that role, she helped launch Kellogg’s Pringles’ first global effort, which went to market in 50 countries. Kim’s experience also includes work on several Kraft brands at TBWA\Chiat\Day and IBM at Ogilvy & Mather.
Prior to GSD&M, Walpole was an account director at Crispin Porter + Bogusky in Los Angeles, where she led efforts on Best Buy and was part of the team that helped launch the Windows Phone worldwide. Before that, she spent eight years at TBWA and did stints at Saatchi & Saatchi and Deutsch. Her client experience also includes Nissan, Toyota, Netflix and Mars Petcare.
GSD&M is an advertising agency headquartered in Austin and focused on ideas that make a difference. With a restless culture and purpose as a guiding force, GSD&M builds brands with an integrated creative and media approach. GSD&M is part of Omnicom Group, Inc. (NYSE:OMC). For more information, go to GSDM.com.