Vince Lagana departs Saatchi & Saatchi Sydney for plum Goodby Silverstein, San Francisco gig

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After many years at Saatchi & Saatchi Sydney, top creative Vince Lagana has departed the agency to join Goodby, Silverstein & Partners in San Francisco, commencing work in mid November.

Lagana leaves the agency as one of its most awarded creatives, recognised by D&AD, Cannes, New York Festivals, London Festivals, Clio, The One Show, The Spikes and AWARD. This year Lagana - together with writer, Steve Jackson - walked away with five Gold lions at Cannes and another three gold at the Spikes for their Toyota Country Australia Border Security campaign, the agency's most awarded campaign ever.

Lagana told CB: "It's a little hard to leave Saatchi's after so many great years. I've been lucky to have worked with so many talented people during my time here. But it's time for me to pursue the next chapter in my career and I'm excited at the challenge to be doing it with Goodby, Silverstein & Partners".

17 Comments

The Don said:

One of the real nice blokes of the industry and a damn good creative.
On ya Vinnie! You'll smash it.
D.

Anonymous said:

I think the whole of Saatchi might move to the US soon. Top move Vince

Anonymous said:

Well done Vince

Paul said:

I remember Vince when he first started in the Direct department at Saatchi's with Luke Chess many years ago. He know leaves as one of the agencies finest products.
A big loss.

Congratulations Vince.

PB

Anonymous said:

DAT CHOO VINNIE???

Well done matey.

J

Boot said:

All the best Vincenzo, you confirm my belief nice guys finish first

Anonymous said:

Vinnie, for fuck sake, buy a new pair of jeans for America. They are cheap over there.

Stevie M.

Anonymous said:

what the hell is happening at Saatchi's?

Anonymous said:

well done mate.

Anonymous said:

Fashion tips from Steve May (Mr Lowes himself) to the Italian? Too funny. Love ya Stevie.

Awesome move Vincenzo!

Anonymous said:

Hate to see a top team split, but great opportunity mate. Best of luck.

Anonymous said:

You forgot your sunnies!
Jacko
x

Luke Chess said:

Addio amico mio. Uno dei migliori registi d'arte in Australia, se non del mondo, e certamente il più grande che ho avuto l'onore di lavorare. Lei ci mancherà. x

Anonymous said:

Couldn't of happened to a nicest and more talented bloke.
Onya vinnie

Anonymous said:

when you are ready to come back give me a call! Best of luck fucker.

vegas

Anonymous said:

wow. who's next?

M said:

oh shit! When this happen?

Massive blow to Saatchi's.

Vinnie Vincenzo the silent but deadly creative.

Best of luck champ.

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