Global design consultancy Elmwood, has announced two appointments – Jeanne Manuli and Natasha Young – to the senior US team, bringing the proportion of women leading the company in both the US and globally to 75%.
Jeanne Manuli, Elmwood’s new Executive Strategy Director in New York, is an award-winning hybrid strategist with over 25 years of experience, both internationally and in the US, across brand, digital design and communications. Manuli joins from international brand experience design and digital marketing agency, Huge, where she steered the global refresh of Android, for which she was honored with a Clio award and The One Show Pencil. Her work on Android was also recognized by Brand New as one of the top 10 most notable rebrands of 2019. She has worked with some of the biggest brands in the world, including Google, Goldman Sachs, De Beers, SABMiller and Centura Health. Her career has also seen her spend time working at Clear M&C Saatchi and Landor Associates, and she holds a BSc in Business Administration from Bucknell University.
Natasha Young is named Head of Client Partnerships. A Senior Account Director at Elmwood for three years, Young has overseen and driven growth on accounts ranging from consumer health to food and beverages. Previously, she held positions at VSA Partners, Cramer Krasselt and Interbrand. She brings over 15 years of experience managing and leading integrated accounts and has partnered with top global brands including IBM, Fidelity, Alcon, GSK and Danone. States Young: “I’m a strong believer that the foundation of great work is built on strong relationships, experience and trust, and this is what makes Elmwood so successful. I’m looking forward to building on this in my new role.”