September 11, 2018


Creative Visionary Leads Zehner’s Design Team into the Future

Zehner is pleased to announce the promotion of veteran creative Mick McCarthy to Chief Design Officer. Based out of our LA headquarter offices, McCarthy will lead the overall design vision and strategy for client brands and the agency as a whole.

In McCarthy’s previous position as VP of Design, he built a best-in-class team of multidisciplinary creatives. His hands-on leadership and mentoring led our exceptional designers to create innovative and results-driven eCommerce experiences. McCarthy’s ability to remain empathetic to both client needs and those of his team, have played a critical role in the agency’s growth.

As Zehner continues to thrive with notable fashion and lifestyle clients, our recent collaborations with leading CPG brands and internationally renowned art and cultural organizations exemplifies our expertise across verticals.

Under McCarthy’s leadership, the diverse capabilities of our design team have been fully realized, and as a collective Zehner is exceeding client expectations. In partnership with the agency’s high-performance delivery teams, he has helped facilitate seamless communication between the creative department and our technology division of first-rate engineers.

“In his new role on the Executive Leadership team, we’re very excited for the opportunities Mick will provide our people, community, partners and clients,” says Michael Kucera, COO at Zehner. “As our 50%+ Y/Y growth continues, his ability to inspire our teams and deliver exceptional work for our clients, will continue to expand Zehner’s creative offering on a global scale.”

This announcement is a critical milestone in defining our commitment to structuring the company for faster growth and responsiveness to the ever-evolving eCommerce landscape. McCarthy’s vast experience, unique understanding of the customer journey, and ability to deliver creative solutions will continue to fortify Zehner’s ability to help transform our clients’ businesses and realize greater ROI.

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