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Street Talk for June 23, 2017
Nico Beyer

Director Nico Beyer has signed with Quietman for U.S. representation. He has crafted campaigns for virtually every known car brand, among them Mercedes-Benz, Audi, Lexus, Nissan, Cadillac, GM and the well-known Chevrolet Super Bowl campaign “Chevy Runs Deep,” as well as BMW’s “The Next 100 Years” which was created for the Interone agency. Beyer is also known for his ease working with actors and athletes, and social projects remain an important part of his work. This wide range is demonstrated in the visual stories he’s created for brands including Nike, adidas, Panasonic, Infinity, McDonald’s, Nikon, and Canon. His work has been recognized with nearly one hundred industry accolades, including multiple Clio, Cresta, Cannes Lions, ADC, EPICA, and LIA awards. Beyer found his calling after graduating design school in Düsseldorf when he moved to Paris and began shooting music videos, leading him to be signed by Propaganda Films. He earned international recognition with his videos for Suzanne Vega, The Verve, The Cocteau Twins, They Might Be Giants, Erasure and the Pet Shop Boys, then kicked off his commercial career with a spot rallying against violence on television, which won him a Cannes Gold Lion....

The 180 micro-network is set to bolster its global offering and leadership through a strategic merger between its award-winning Amsterdam office and Kingsday, the next generation creative agency with digital and data at the core. Building on its established presence in Amsterdam, 180 will expand its European office with immediate effect to create a globally-minded agency with deep local knowledge and a history of international experience--180 Kingsday. The new combination embodies a dynamic mix of 180 Amsterdam’s international creativity with Kingsday’s cutting-edge digital and social expertise. As part of the merger, Al Moseley will step into the role of international president working across the 180 micro-network to spearhead global growth and creativity. Sander Volten, the current president of Kingsday, will become CEO of 180 Kingsday in Amsterdam, bringing with him extensive experience in the digital world.....