Having recently marked their 20-year anniversary, brand experience and package design agency Vault49 of New York and London has restructed its global leadership team with the promotion of Leigh Chandler to Executive Creative Director[ (shown here) and Operations Department head Spencer Ryan has been made a partner.
Previously Partner & Creative Director for Vault49’s New York studio, Chandler now has creative oversight across the agency’s two global studios. Creative Directors Sam Wilkes and Jonny Bateman will continue to drive the day-to-day creative work and grow their teams in New York and London respectively. Chandler joined the firm in 2014. Ryan joined Vault49 in 2018 to lead the agency’s Operations department.
Co-Founder Jonathan Kenyon notes that the promotions follow on from a series of new hires and promotions across the agency throughout 2022. These included Susan Levy joining as Head of Client Management, and Meg Asaro as Head of Strategy, both of whom joined Vault49 in newly created global leadership roles.