Chicago and Milwaukee-based agency Laughlin Constable hired Vince Cook (portfolio here) as executive creative director, working across multiple accounts, including Yuengling, Fleet Farm, Byrider, Jewelers Mutual and new business initiatives.
Cook joins Laughlin Constable from Energy BBDO, where he led SC Johnson brands in more than 90 markets and oversaw a group of six global creative shops. Prior to Energy BBDO, he served as svp, creative director at Leo Burnett, where he led a global rebranding for Samsung, including the Cannes Lions-winning “Do What You Can’t” campaign. He has also worked with McDonald’s and United Healthcare. He was named to Adweek’s Creative 100 list in 2017.
Outside of advertising, Cook teaches art and design, and builds and designs homes. He’s also a fan of the outdoors, from fly fishing and deep sea fishing to back country hiking, cross country skiing and kayaking. A former Eagle Scout, he volunteers at Off the Street Club.
In his new role, Cook will report to Laughlin Constable CCO Lisa Bennett.
“Vince is passionate, talented and has a unique perspective on life. He’s exactly the kind of creative talent we need to help take LC to the next level,” Bennett said in a statement.