Global creative production studio The Mill has appointed Josh Mandel as its new Chief Executive Officer effective immediately.
Mandel will be taking on the newly appointed role as previous acting CEO David Patton turns his focus to growing the wider advertising division at The Mill’s parent company Technicolor. Within his role as Global President of Creative Experience and Advertising at Technicolor, Patton will continue to be responsible for leading the fast growing MPC Advertising, The Mill and Mikros creative production studios.
Mandel is a renowned executive in the advertising industry, having initially joined The Mill’s studio in Los Angeles as Managing Director/President in 2019. Mandel brings two decades of experience with the world’s best marketers to the global CEO role, having held senior leadership roles at Nike, Wieden+Kennedy, R/GA, 72&Sunny and 180Amsterdam. Mandel’s commitment to growth and diversity of experience has seen him work across Europe, Mexico and the USA.
The move comes as The Mill business continues to expand its capabilities in the creative marketing, production, experiential and visual effects space.