Joey Rippole joins as client director in New York

New York team bolstered with new senior appointment

19 July 2018

London and New York: Global design agency Conran Design Group has bolstered its offer in North America with the appointment of Joey Rippole as Client Director of its New York office.

Reporting to David Keefe, Managing Partner, Rippole’s role is to help grow the New York business (prospecting and new business pitches) beyond its core healthcare offer and to oversee day-to-day operations and development of the office, ensuring continued delivery of groundbreaking client work.

Educated both in architecture and business, Rippole brings a unique blend of strategy and design expertise to the agency, along with over 12 years of branding experience. He has worked across a broad range of disciplines in brand consulting and across nearly every major business sector.

Prior to joining Conran, Rippole spent 10 years at global branding firm Lippincott, where he rose to the position of Partner. Additionally, his background in architecture will help support the ongoing development of Conran’s environments practice globally.

Commenting on his new appointment, Joey Rippole, said: “From the moment I heard that Conran was looking to fill this role in New York, I knew that it would be a perfect fit. I’ve always admired Conran’s work, and am truly intrigued by the opportunity to help develop and grow the office in the US. It’s a decidedly ideal pairing of my skills across design and strategy with my love for building and creating something meaningful. I’m thrilled to join and be a part of the Conran Design Group family”.

Lee Hoddy, Creative Partner, Conran Design Group, said: “We are delighted to welcome Joey Rippole to the Conran Design Group team based in our NYC office at Madison Avenue. His background in architectural design brings an added dimension to our environmental capability and his blend of strategic insight and creative energy will help support our ambitious plans for growth across the region”.