Durk Barnhill named executive director of new business development

NEW YORK (27 June 2019) – Landor, the global brand consultancy, announced that Durk Barnhill has joined its New York office as executive director of new business development. With more than two decades of experience growing agencies, Barnhill will lead Landor’s new business development and growth strategies in New York, reporting to Gabe Miller, president of the Americas.

Prior to his position at Landor, Barnhill was CEO of Saatchi & Saatchi New York, where he served as a member of its worldwide executive board. His previous agency experience includes president of Taxi and business development leader at Mother in New York.

“I’m excited to have such a seasoned new biz veteran as Durk on board,” said Miller. “He has exceptional business development skills as well as superior people skills. I know he’ll be great at engaging prospective clients as well as strengthening us as a team.”

Reflecting on his new position, Barnhill commented, “I always look to exceed expectations. I plan to use my years of expertise and vast contacts to continue Landor’s new business drive, especially as they expand their portfolio of digital and direct-to-consumer clients.”


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Candace Boyle