What’s new? Lion & Lion appoints new executive creative director

Jonathan Crawford starts as Executive Creative Director at digital marketing agency Lion & Lion, a new position created by the agency.

The role is a key part of Lion & Lion’s strategy to grow regional as well as local creative capabilities, and further strengthen its position across

Recent hires include Aji Bekti as Creative Director in Indonesia and Huy Tuan as Creative Lead in Vietnam. Anthea Kahn, Chief Operating Officer at Lion & Lion, said,

“Having Jonathan onboard will strengthen our position in the region and our creative competencies across the organisation.
Jonathan will be instrumental in making sure Lion & Lion has the right skills in-house to ensure we deliver strategic and impactful digital marketing to our clients.”

Besides developing Lion & Lion’s internal creative capabilities, Jonathan will be focusing on strengthening Lion & Lion’s position as a partner that delivers not only outstanding creative work but impactful results closely integrated with strategic thinking.

“I’m really pleased to join Lion & Lion and have the opportunity to work at a strategic digital agency that challenges some of the established players in the region.

“I look forward to growing Lion & Lion’s creative capabilities and ensure we create customer experiences that are engaging, exceptional and memorable,” said Jonathan Crawford, Executive Creative Director at
Lion & Lion.

Having previously worked for The Formery and Nomads Agency in Amsterdam, Jonathan brings more than 15 years of experience from the advertising industry. Clients in his past portfolio include Danone, Adidas, Emirates, Guerrilla Games and Nikon to name a few.

His creative work has been recognised by several award bodies including Creative Circle, D&AD and the Cannes Advertising Festival.

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