Top W+K duo join McCann London

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by David Prior

Wieden + Kennedy London's top creative duo Ray (Rachel) Shaughnessy and Dan Norris have joined McCann London as Executive Creative Directors.

They will work alongside UK CCOs and London Co-Presidents, Rob Doubal and Laurence Thomson, to help run the agency's creative department.

During a 15-year partnership at W+K, Shaughnessy and Norris have worked with brands including Lurpak, Three, Tesco, F1 and Sainsbury’s.

Successes have included turning around a 10-year decline in the reputation of mobile giant Three with a dancing Pony and a singing Kitty.

Thomson said: “When Rob & I worked at W+K back in 2010 we really wanted to be as good as Ray and Dan. They have always been an immense talent, as you can see from their work. Recruiting them to McCann London is quite a coup and has been a long-held ambition of ours. We’re super pumped to have one of the best creative teams in the UK, if not the world, join us and to see the London team bolstered by their unique flair.”