Ueno Hires ECD David Navarro and Executive Technology Director Elisabeth Boonin


By Egotist / / Digital agency Ueno has just announced two key appointments: David Navarro was named executive creative director for its NYC office and Elisabeth Boonin was hired as U.S. executive technology director; she will work out of the agency’s San Francisco office. Navarro comes to Ueno from Stink Studios, NY, where he was creative director for the last year in charge of creative, art and design direction on selected projects and pitches. Boonin, most recently, was chief technology officer at Vela. “I’ve wanted to hire David for years, but he’s been smart enough to say no. Until now! His creative vision and passion are an inspiration to anyone that sees his work,” said , CEO Halli Thorleifsson. “I can’t think of anyone better suited to lead the creative team in our NYC office. ¡Bienvenido, David!” Thorleifsson added, “Elisabeth seems to be able to do everything. From the first time we met, I knew this was the person I wanted to lead our growing U.S. development teams. I’m very excited to see how she will help our already-amazing developers create even better work. It’s a tall order, but I know she’s up for the challenge.”