SVP, Brand, Strategy & Design
John directs a multidisciplinary team of strategy and design professionals who create retail solutions for domestic and international client brands. His thorough understanding of shopper experience begins with insights and strategy, and continues through branding and a holistic approach to 360 marketing, retail environments, and the spectrum of digital touch points including online, mobile, in-store and social media.
He has over two decades of experience directing business and marketing strategies for consumer goods, retail, technology, and financial services companies such as Samsung, Gatorade, Frito Lay, Electrolux, Best Buy, The North Face, Target, The Home Depot, Kroger, HP, and Wendy’s. His background includes both client and agency experience. Before joining WD Partners, John was President of Pontis Group. In addition, he has held positions at Moxie (formerly Engauge), Resource Interactive, and JP Morgan Chase (formerly Bank One).