We are pleased to announce today the appointment of Mick McConnell as CEO, North America. McConnell will lead our New York team and oversee work on clients such as Bank of America, NASA, Move United and Michael J. Fox Foundation.
McConnell joins Superunion from the consultancy Lippincott, where he was Partner of Design. Originally trained as an architect, McConnell worked on large projects including the Yas Hotel in Abu Dhabi and held a number of senior roles in the architecture industry. He then moved into the world of design, becoming Executive Creative Director at digital agency R/GA, followed by Head of Creative, North America at Samsung (SEA) and Senior VP, Global Head of Innovation and Strategy at WeWork. At WeWork, McConnell helped develop the standards for physical space as well as the guidelines for how to market, sell and operate them. His work helped WeWork go from 1-2 openings per month to over 50 per month at peak.