Tor Myhren will be stepping into the shoes of Worldwide Chief Creative Officer of Grey. He succeeds Tim Mellors who is retiring after a highly successful 15-year career at Grey in the U.S and U.K.
Myhren will continue as President and Chief Creative Officer of Grey New York, responsible for the overall creative product. In addition, he will participate in global new business and chair the Grey Global Creative Council, comprised of the agency’s senior creative leaders, charged with continuing to enhance its creative quality, talent and profile around the world.
Tor Myhren joined Grey New York as Chief Creative Officer in 2007. He was promoted to President in 2010, the first creative person ever to lead the agency’s flagship office.
Under his leadership, Grey has produced a raft of popular, highly-awarded advertising for such clients as DirecTV, Canon, NFL, Procter & Gamble’s CoverGirl and Febreze, and he created the ETrade baby. Grey’s new business winning streak has included such blue-chip clients and brands as Gillette, Hasbro, Marriott Hotels and Resorts, AARP, Allergan, Pfizer’s Advil, Kellogg’s Pringles, Red Lobster, T.J. Maxx, Allianz, DirecTV and the NFL.
In 2013, Advertising Age named Grey to its prestigious A-List of the ten hottest shops in the U.S. Grey New York was named to Creativity‘s A-List of the 10 most creative agencies in the world. And under Tor’s leadership, Grey was twice named in Fast Company’s “50 Most Innovative Companies in the World.”
Tor Myhren has been named to the Creativity 50 list, Fortune 40 Under 40, Crain’s 40 Under 40 and he has won every major creative award in the industry.