CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa. – Fingerpaint, an independent, full-service marketing agency, has hired seasoned executive Scott Watson to lead the creative team in its thriving Conshohocken, Pennsylvania office. Watson brings with him more than 30 years of experience in creative services and direction, and his aptitude to anticipate and solve problems with creative work will be highly valued at the fast-growing agency.
Watson has developed dynamic, on-target work for over 100 campaign launches in various therapeutic categories over the course of his career. He is joining Fingerpaint after a successful 12-year tenure at Ogilvy CommonHealth Worldwide, where he rose to EVP Global Chief Creative Officer, supervising over 200 creative team members spread across several countries. Prior to Ogilvy, he spent 14 years working for McCann, including spending 6 years as EVP Creative Director. At Fingerpaint, which is projected to increase revenue by $15 million in 2018, Watson will oversee the entire creative team in the agency’s second-largest office.
“Bolstering our Conshohocken creative team with a visionary like Scott will elevate the work our teams do already,” said Andy Pyfer, who runs Fingerpaint’s Conshohocken office. “His unparalleled expertise and ability to find effective, impactful solutions make him an extremely sought after leader to have on board.”
Watson’s work as a pioneering creator and innovator has not gone unrecognized. He has received an abundance of industry awards, including multiple honors as Med Ad News Agency of the Year for agencies where he’s been the creative director. His brand experience spans numerous blockbuster products and nearly every therapeutic category, including cardiology, dermatology, gastrointestinal, oncology and respiratory, and many others.
“I was drawn to Fingerpaint’s unique culture, independence and high octane growth after spending the majority of my career in large agency networks,” said Watson. “I’m excited to help Fingerpaint continue it’s meteoric rise within the advertising world.”
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In the last two years, Fingerpaint received 14 American Advertising Awards (formerly the ADDYs); was named 2014 Agency of the Year and a 2017 finalist by Med Ad News; was named Advertising Agency of the Year by PM360 in 2015; has been named to Inc. Magazine’s list of the 5000 Fastest-Growing Companies (for the past five years); was selected a Best Place to Work by the Albany and Philadelphia Business Journals; and won Business Intelligence Group’s PR & Marketing Agency of the Year in 2017. Founder Ed Mitzen was honored as 2016’s Industry Person of the Year by Med Ad News. Visit us at fingerpaint.com and follow us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Instagram.