DVXD Welcomes Brad McDonald as Managing Director to Lead Studio Operations and Partnerships

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Aug 02, 2023   ·
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Los Angeles, CA — August 3, 2023 – DVXD is pleased to announce the appointment of Brad McDonald as Managing Director. 

With a noteworthy track record in the industry, McDonald brings a wealth of experience and expertise to DVXD's leadership team. Prior to joining DVXD, McDonald served in key roles at several global agencies, including Group Program Director and Head of Delivery at AKQA, SVP, Director of Operations at Edelman, and Program Director at Huge Inc. Over his combined tenure, McDonald drove transformative initiatives for renowned clients such as Apple, Comcast, Google, HP Inc., Loblaws, Mayo Clinic, Verizon, and Volvo.

In his new role as Managing Director, McDonald will spearhead studio operations, program management, and help shape new opportunities with a growing number of businesses with sustainability, equity, and health at the heart of their strategy. He will work closely with DVXD's founder and CEO, Derek Vaz, with whom he shares a long history of successful collaboration.

"After a nearly two-year search for the right person, I am thrilled to reunite with Brad to help lead our unique studio," said Vaz. "His leadership and extensive experience in the industry make him the perfect fit to oversee our studio's operations and partnerships. He is already playing a pivotal role in shaping the future of DVXD."

Based in Los Angeles, California, McDonald will lead the studio’s growth in the United States and, subsequently, amplify the agency's commitment to design for shared progress across North America.

Upon joining DVXD, McDonald noted, "I am truly excited to join DVXD and contribute to the agency's progress-focused approach. Together with Derek and the deeply experienced roster of Design Directors he has assembled, I look forward to making a meaningful impact on our clients, projects, and communities."

About DVXD

DVXD is an experience design studio for shared progress, based in Toronto. Together with influential organizations, they co-create digital products and brands with a shared commitment to sustainability, equity and health. To date, this includes collaborations with socially-centered startups, renowned brands, and even a Nobel Peace Laureate. Their social ventures, like the co-design community w-th, further their commitment to shared progress. Learn more at DVXD.co.

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