Madrid [June 11, 2014] – gyro, the global ideas shop, has appointed Asier Albistur Strategic Planning Director of gyro Madrid. Albistur is set to elevate gyro Madrid to new heights on the thought leadership front.
Albistur joins GM Ana Garcia-Hierro and ECD Blanca Gómara López to complete the strong gyro Madrid leadership team.
Albistur has a history of success across top brands including Coca-Cola, Ikea, Sony, Vodafone and many others. He has worked in both the U.S. and Europe at JWT, Giacometti Peron Et Associes and, most recently, Arnold in Madrid.
gyro’s newest strategist possesses a rich tapestry of skills having served as an editor, marketing consultant and communications specialist. As a strategist, his expertise spans digital, brand re-launches and great success on the new business front.
He is also an amateur photographer, a blogger at MisApisPorTusCookies and a professor at the TAG Advertising School’s Planning Bootcamp.
“Asier brings a unique and powerful perspective to our global ideas shop and our many valued client partners,” said gyro ceo+cco Christoph Becker. “Teamed with Ana and Blanca, I expect only great things for our growing gyro Madrid office.
gyro Madrid GM Ana Garcia-Hierro said: “gyro Madrid is very happy to welcome Asier. He is exactly the type of experienced, global thinker that can bring our gyro Madrid to the next level.”
Albistur said: “gyro presents one of the rare opportunities to help grow and shape a successful, independent agency. I am pleased to join such a special and talented team.”
Our mission is to create ideas that are humanly relevant. gyro is an Advertising Age Top 50 global ideas shop with 600 creative minds in 15 offices around the world. Globally gyro works with Abbott, Audi, Deloitte, FedEx, HP, John Deere, Kimberly-Clark, Newell-Rubbermaid, SAP, Virgin Atlantic and USG. www.gyro.com