Jamie Michelson, president of SMZ, announced today that Michael Corbeille is joining the agency as Executive Vice President / Executive Creative Director.
Michael comes to SMZ from McCann Detroit. Previously, he was one of the original five who opened the Goodby Silverstein & Partner’s Detroit office. He has also worked at BBDO, Leo Burnett, JWT, and CME Detroit, working on brands like McDonald’s, Kellogg’s, Nintendo, and Miller Lite.
“We are thrilled to have Michael as our new Executive Creative Director. His skills and passion are directly aligned with the vision we have for the agency,” said Michelson. “Michael said he moves at the speed of retail. His focus on design and strategy will help accelerate our results.”
Corbeille’s work has been recognized by Cannes, Clios, Addies, Effies, GLAAD, Graphis, Communication Arts, and many more.
“I am energized to start a new chapter of my career with an agency that is starting a new chapter of its own,” said Corbeille.
SMZ (Simons Michelson Zieve Inc.) is a full-service, retail-minded advertising agency. We approach every challenge from new business to current clients including the Michigan Lottery, Detroit Tigers, The Taubman Company, Detroit Red Wings, SVS Vision, Detroit Metro Convention & Visitors Bureau, Botsford Hospital, MCUL and Michigan Dental Association with the simple motto, “Listen. Think. Do.” For more information, please visit www.smz.com.