The Communications Agency, Vista have appointed Simon Chapman as Senior Account Director, to their award-winning Account team. Chapman joins the agency’s London office, where he will be working to expand their marketing offer, developing relationships with new and existing clients.
Chapman previously held the position of Managing Director at Saatchi and Saatchi Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. His client portfolio included, SAMBA (formerly part of Citigroup), one of the region’s leading financial services groups, and Arabsat, one of the world’s top satellite operators.
Prior to Saatchi and Saatchi, Chapman was Client Services Director for GMASCO, where he developed campaigns for leading automotive brands including Toyota, Lexus, Honda, Lotus, Volvo and Hertz. He developed marketing strategies, delivering major distributor product launches, sponsorship activation and brand launches.
In London, Chapman was Client Services Director at Imagination – managing Europe-wide experiential programs for Ford of Europe, including delivering key regional auto shows (Paris, Geneva, Frankfurt, London) and major sponsorship activations (Disney, UEFA Champions League).
At Vista, Chapman will work alongside the senior team as the agency continues to grow. He’ll be working with the Account team to develop their client base and support Vista’s growth.
Chapman commented on his appointment; ‘It’s an exciting time to be joining Vista. They work with global household names and leading brands like BMW. The talent within the agency, their credentials and the ambitious management team made it the right fit’.
William Sutton, Director of Operations added; ‘Simon is joining Vista at a time when we enter our next phase of growth. Having worked with some of the worlds largest brands Simon, will be a great asset to the Vista team’.