McKinney Los Angeles Hires TBWA Vet as Director of Strategy

McKinney hired Anita Schillhorn as director of strategy for its Los Angeles office.

She formerly spent two years as planning director for TBWAChiatDay, where she worked across brands including IMAX, QuickBooks, Principal, and the Japanese apparel brand ZOZO. Earlier in her career, she spent three years in various roles at Digitas, where she worked across clients including American Express, Delta, Diageo, Samsung and Uniqlo. She followed that with a stint as a planning director with Havas, working across Hershey, Keurig and Schwab, followed by a little over a year at Grey as global senior digital strategist on Pantene.

Schillhorn has also led her own consultancy, working with brands owned and run by women, advises early-stage startups through the UCLA Venture Accelerator, teaches digital marketing at General Assembly and writes a newsletter about marketing and culture.

In this role, she will report to chief strategy officer Walt Barron while working closely

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