The Mill announced today the appointment of Barry Parkhill as Managing Director of its New York studio.
Parkhill succeeds Heather Fullerton, who has moved into the newly created role of Chief Strategy Officer, directing her focus on the future growth of the business.
Parkhill joins New York from The Mill’s London studio, where he had a successful tenure as Group Commercial Director. In his new role, he will continue to sit on the Group Executive Board and focus on the leadership and continued development of The Mill in New York.
Previous to joining The Mill, Parkhill worked for XIX Entertainment, where he collaborated with sports, fashion and television brands such as David & Victoria Beckham, Roland Mouret and American Idol, before becoming Managing Partner in London-based creative agency WCRS, and Partner in parent company Engine, the global marketing communications group.
Robin Shenfield, CEO of The Mill comments: “Barry has exerted an incredibly important influence on The Mill since joining us and that has equipped him to take the reins of Mill NY at a really exciting time as we look to extend the range of creative work we collaborate on with our many agency and production company clients.”