- Wednesday, Jul. 26, 2017
- NEW YORK
Madison Wharton has joined KBS as its first global chief production officer.
She comes over from DDB New York where she served as chief production officer and oversaw all of that agency’s production efforts. She previously was executive director of production at The Barbarian Group’s NY office, and before that, head of integrated production at Momentum Worldwide where she was responsible for building and managing a five-office production department for North America.
Earlier Wharton was at Crispin, Porter + Bogusky, where she worked on broadcast, digital out of home, interactive and experiential media with a focus on real-time content creation.
Over the course of her career, Wharton has worked with blue-chip brands including Pepsi, Samsung, GE, Google, Burger King, Microsoft, Volkswagen and American Express. She has produced for notable directors such as David Lynch, Spike Lee, Gary Oldman and Werner Herzog. Her work has been recognized at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, D&AD, the Clios, and the Effies.
Wharton was named recipient of 2017’s Advertising Working Mother of the Year Award by She Runs It, formerly Advertising Women of New York (AWNY).