VMLY&R COMMERCE is proud to announce the addition of Angelica Galvis to the North American team as VP, Head of Art and Design in our Cleveland Office. In this role, Angela will be responsible for overseeing the execution of creative commerce concepts and designs for the company’s domestic and international clients with specific focus on elevating the craft of design and art direction.
A native to Colombia, Angelica brings to VMLY&R COMMERCE over 15 years of creative experience as an Art Director, Designer and Creative Lead for major brands such Adidas, Visa and Volkswagen, among others. Her work with Adidas has been recognized at El Dorado Festival and Effie Awards. Angelica held previous roles at prestigious Latin American agencies such as Leo Burnett, Proximity and Grey.
“Commerce is one of the fastest growing areas of marketing, a space that is ripe for creativity” said Angelica. “I am truly excited to be part of this great network in North America working in a city like Cleveland, and look forward to working with the team to bring leading edge ideas to our clients that marry art, design and culture.”
Melvin Strobbe, Executive Creative Director of the VMLY&R COMMERCE Cleveland office says, “We searched all over the globe for the perfect person to take our design to another level. Angelica’s work, passion for her craft and her incredible attitude put her on top of our list.”
Manuel Bordé, Global Chief Creative Officer of VMLY&R COMMERCE, “In recent years, we’ve had to think smarter and be more creative than ever with our commerce ideas to drive engagement and action with consumers. Having a creative force like Angelica join our North America creative leadership will be a game changer. She thinks differently and brings a fresh perspective to the table. We are ready to see where she leads us.”
A distinct company within the VMLY&R family, VMLY&R COMMERCE officially launched on Jan. 1, 2021 bringing together the scale, expertise and commerce talent of WPP agencies Geometry and VMLY&R. Angelica will work in collaboration with VMLY&R COMMERCE North America to bring creativity to the forefront of their mission to ‘reimagine commerce.’