CHICAGO [October 3, 2017] – gyro, the world’s first full-service global creative B2B powerhouse, has promoted two leaders to important new roles: Mike Hensley is now SVP-Strategic Planning and Chris Hill is president of gyro Chicago/Denver.
Hensley has spent more than 35 years as a B2B agency leader. He has served as the national chairman of the BMA, is a recipient of the G.D. Crain Lifetime Achievement Award and was inducted into the Business-to-Business Hall of Fame.
As SVP-Strategic Planning Hensley will key global clients and top new business pitches.
For the past five years, Hill has been serving as a steady force behind many of gyro’s top clients including USG, Aflac and Grant Thornton. Before joining gyro, he held leadership roles at FCB and Ogilvy & Mather. He was most recently SVP, Account Management Director, gyro Chicago/Denver.
Hill joins the award-winning ECD Doug Kamp as the leaders of this important office. Along with Head of Planning Mark Witthoefft, this formidable team will only continue to grow this successful gyro office.
Christoph Becker, gyro Global ceo+cco, said: “gyro’s deep bench of impressive talent speaks for itself. These promotions are proof of this powerful fact. It no secret that gyro Chicago/Denver has ignited something in terms of talent, work and overall growth. Only great things are on the horizon for this successful office and gyro as a whole.”
Hensley said: “Watching gyro grow from a start-up into a global B2B powerhouse has been a dream come true. Our B2B expertise and our mission to create ideas that are humanly relevant has never been more vital. I am looking forward to working with our top clients and all of the great talent around the globe.”
“Our team at gyro Chicago/Denver always shoots for only the highest levels of excellence for all of our valued client partners,” said Hill. “I am proud to partner with Doug Kamp to lead this amazing office and work towards all of the great success to come.”
As the world’s first full-service global creative B2B powerhouse, our mission is to create ideas that are humanly relevant. gyro is Advertising Age’s 2016 B2B Agency of the Year and the BMA’s 2016, 2015 and 2014 Global B2B Agency of the Year. Our 700 creative minds in 16 offices work with top companies, including Aflac, Danone, eBay, Google, HP, John Deere, TD Ameritrade, Teva, USG and Vodafone. gyro is a part of the Dentsu Aegis Network, which is the 2017 MediaPost Holding Company of the Year. www.gyro.com