J. Walter Thompson, Sydney snares R/GA creative team Kostia Liakhov and Angus Loxton

Angus_Kostia_nologo med res-web.jpgJ. Walter Thompson, Sydney  has bolstered its creative ranks  appointing a new team to work across a range of key clients.
 
Kostia Liakhov and Angus Loxton join from R/GA Sydney, where Liakov was Art Director and Loxton a Copywriter.

Prior to teaming up, the duo worked at other major agencies in Sydney, with Liakov also bringing unique insight from roles in Germany and the Ukraine.
 
J. Walter Thompson ECD Simon Langley said the team had proven creative talent teamed with strong digital experience across multiple platforms - an ideal fit for the agency.
"The requirements of our clients constantly evolve as the consumer and business world continues to change at a rapid rate," Langley said.  "We're always looking for skills and people who can tackle any business problem and meet it with unexpected, yet effective creative solutions. We believe we've found that in Kostia and Angus. They're a great addition to our team and our culture."
 
Liakov has a swag of awards including Black and Yellow pencils at D&AD, Gold at Cannes Lions, The One Show and Clio, plus many more for his innovative approach to problem solving.
 
Langley said the two are tasked with continuing to raise the creative profile of the agency through world class work with an added focus in the product and innovation space.

17 Comments

Go Team! said:

The most talented two people I know!

Wow said:

How long ago did the 5 depart?

A wild Angus appeared said:

Gotcha! Angus was caught! Good catch R/GA ;)

Out with the old in with the new... said:

Hmmm......

Chingy said:

Onya, Salty. Celebration karaoke?

Legends said:

Love these guys. Passionate, talented and uber smart. Great hire.

Rosie said:

Yiiiiiew Angus! Lucky JWT!

Scott said:

Good stuff Gussy. I hope they have a good ping pong table.

JMak said:

Great hire. Good stuff Angus.

yep said:

Great move !

SWAM said:

Two Kings

Ageism said:


How do they get away with it - probably had it planned before they got rid of the older creatives.

J said:

Love the ole snare of a freelance writer..

Terrible spin, but a great bunch of lads.

JB said:

Nice work Loxton

WTF said:

Jesus. Why would anyone go to JWT...?

Hayley said:

Congrats Kostia, you are a star!

shame said:

they seem like nice kids too

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