new CEO

Matt Shepherd-Smith named CEO

(London) 21 May 2018 – Brunswick Group today named Matt Shepherd-Smith as Chief Executive Officer of MerchantCantos, a leading integrated creative communications agency and part of Brunswick Group.

Matt, who joined Brunswick Group as Executive Chair of MerchantCantos two years ago, took on the additional role of interim Chief Executive Officer in January of this year.

Matt will continue to drive the growth and innovation of MerchantCantos, which has been ranked as the number one corporate production company in the UK for the last two years and the UK’s fourth biggest design agency. With over 25 years’ experience within creative agencies, Matt will help drive MerchantCantos’ purpose to bring creativity to business-critical communications, supported by an international team across offices in Berlin, Dubai, Hong Kong, New York and San Francisco.

Matt Shepherd-Smith

We are delighted that Matt has agreed to take on the role of MerchantCantos CEO,” said Chief Executive Officer Neal Wolin. “Matt and the team have done a terrific job continuing to grow MerchantCantos into a truly integrated creative agency for business, and the path ahead is exciting.”

Matt said: “It is a fantastic time to be leading the MerchantCantos business. We strongly believe that creativity has an important role to play in determining business success, and I look forward to further growing the business and delivering great work for our clients.”