Euro RSCG Chicago has named Jason Peterson as chief creative officer, effective 12/1. He was most recently executive creative director at Translation in NYC. In his new role, Peterson will report directly to Chicago Group CEO and President of Euro RSCG North America Ron Bess. Steffan Postaer, formerly chairman and chief creative officer, will become the agency’s chairman following six years of creative leadership at the agency.
As executive creative director for Translation, Peterson led the teams that created campaigns that brought together brands and music for the likes of McDonald’s, Target, State Farm and Wrigley. Before joining Translation, he served as creative director and founding partner at Berlin Cameron and Partners. While there, he worked on Coca-Cola, Heineken, GM, Comcast and others. He’s also spent time in creative roles at Fallon and Berlin Wright Cameron where he developed creative for such high-profile accounts as the NBA, Nikon, Volkswagen and MTV.