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Aaron Dus named VP of strategy & innovation at Engine West
Aaron Dus
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Engine Group, a global marketing services network, announced the appointment of Aaron Dus to VP of strategy and innovation for Engine West. He will be reporting to Doug Troy, chief operating and financial officer, Engine West.
Based out of the company’s Los Angeles office, Dus will work with Engine’s West Coast agencies, including digitally led creative shop Deep Focus, entertainment and content marketing agency Trailer Park, full-service creative agency Art Machine, as well as the content creation and distribution offering Moment Studio. He will be charged with leading strategic direction and collaborative opportunities for these agencies and their existing clients, including YouTube, Neutrogena and the Los Angeles Rams. In addition, Dus will also work closely with Engine Group East’s chief strategy officer Jonathan Lum to drive integration and synergy across Engine US.
Dus joins Engine Group from Rosetta│Razorfish Global where, as associate partner and VP of strategic planning, he was responsible for leading the agency’s SWAT Team and overseeing strategic initiatives on clients like Samsung, MagicLeap, and Bolthouse Farms.
“Innovation that really makes an impact begins with the right strategy,” said Dus. “Engine is a network that has integration and strategy at its core. I’m excited to be working with such a strong team of leaders, helping to cross-pollinate their ideas and inspire them to think differently for clients.”
Dus has been recognized for his work with a number of awards. Most notably, he received the Gold David Ogilvy Award in the financial services category in 2011 for his work on Ameriprize Financial’s “More Within Reach” platform. Throughout his career he has worked with such brands as eBay, Walmart, MasterCard, and LEGO.