RALEIGH, N.C. (APRIL 24, 2017) – Clean Design, an integrated branding agency, is pleased to announce that Jeremy Holden has been promoted to the role of president in addition to his duties as chief strategy officer effective immediately.
Holden has led the agency’s strategy group since joining Clean Design in 2013. With 30 years of global industry experience, Holden has been an invaluable part of the agency’s integrated service offering and new business efforts. As president, he will establish goals and plans for the agency, lead primary client relationships, and have oversight of key disciplines. As CEO, Natalie Perkins will maintain financial oversight, drive community interaction and remain the public face of Clean Design.
Throughout his impressive career, Holden has worked with many of the world’s top marketers such as Audi of America, Citigroup, Lenovo, Nasdaq, P&G and Sherwin-Williams, leading them through innovative strategic campaigns. He is also the author of two successful books, Second That Emotion and Sea of Doubt, and he will be releasing his second fiction novel, Valley of Time, this winter through the agency’s publishing arm. In addition, Holden is an adjunct professor at UNC-Chapel Hill and has been a regular contributor for media outlets such as CNN, NPR, The New York Times, and The Huffington Post.
Previously, Holden was chief strategy officer at Publicis New York, where he built a robust strategy community. He also served as McKinney’s head of strategy for a decade, and prior to that worked at several leading London design agencies.
About Clean Design
Clean Design is an integrated branding agency with a diverse client portfolio featuring Lenovo, John Deere, Builders Mutual, UNC Kenan-Flagler, Wilmington Tourism, Lonerider Beer and Durham Distillery. Ranked the #1 design firm in the Triangle for the past seven years, the agency offers integrated marketing solutions including branding, advertising, digital marketing, graphic design, public relations, media planning, and content. A woman-owned business, Clean Design has been awarded HUB certification by the State of North Carolina.