Paris [June 4, 2014] – gyro, the global ideas shop, has tapped Sébastien Zanini and Pierre-Marie Faussurier to lead gyro Paris as co-ECDs.
Teamed with the strong leadership of gyro Paris President Didier Stora and Director of Strategic Planning Evelyne Bourdonne, Zanini and Faussurier are set to make a big splash in this important creative market.
One of the top creative duos in France, Zanini and Faussurier both earned consistent, award-winning success that speaks for itself. Most recently, they received five Cannes Lions, including the Grand Prix Cyber at Cannes for their work on Oreo while at DraftFCB, Paris.
Throughout their careers, they have won nearly every major award working on important brands such as Conforama, Land Rover, McDonald’s, Nivea Men, NRJ Mobile, Orangina, Sony, Ubisoft and Volkswagen.
Together their careers have spanned FCB, BBDO, DDB and Jean et Montmarin.
“Sébastien and Pierre-Marie’s world-class talent shows how powerful gyro’s talent magnet continues to be,” said gyro ceo+cco Christoph Becker. “They will help push our creative quality culture to the highest levels as we continue to successfully build our global ideas shop in the French market.”
Stora said, “gyro Paris grows more and more each day in terms of size and stature. In Sébastien and Pierre-Marie, we have two proven creatives who achieved nothing but excellence throughout their careers. They will elevate gyro Paris to new heights, which will be the ultimate win for our valued client partners.”
Zanini said, “There are few times in your career that you get to join a creative shop that is the brink of greatness. gyro offers us a chance to push gyro Paris forward on all levels.”
Faussurier said, “We have seen what gyro has done in a short period of time and were intrigued. There are not many independent, challenger agencies in the world. gyro is a unique, unconventional agency where we know creative excellence is an obligation. We’re ready to get started.”
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