Battery, the independent creative agency based in Hollywood that has been recognized as one of the fastest growing companies in Los Angeles, has hired Max Kislevitz as a Brand Director. The hire signals the agency’s accelerating expansion as its award-winning creative team takes on new high-profile clients and prestigious assignments. Kislevitz comes to Battery having previously been a Brand Director for 72andSunny in Los Angeles on their Coors Light and Google accounts. Before that he worked in New York at Anomaly on Budweiser and brand work on Truth, Bud Light and TNT/ TBS. He also was the Director of Business Development at the Barbarian Group in New York and an Account Supervisor on the NFL account and Account Director on the Fabreze account, both at Grey New York.
"Max's energy, do-or-die attitude and fearlessness is the perfect combination for Battery as we continue our rapid growth,” said Anson Sowby, CEO Battery. “His deep experience will be invaluable as he comes to us from a whose who list of agencies that we really admire. His deep brand experience leading such major pieces of business as Google, Coors Light, Budweiser and the NFL is a perfect combination for the types of brands that he'll be shepherding at Battery including video games with Warner Bros, alcohol with Mike's Hard Lemonade and our campaigns for LA's largest publicly traded company, AECOM."
"Max gets it. He knows what we are trying to do here at Battery,” said Philip Khosid, CCO Battery. “He's a doer and radical thinker. It takes a special type of person to be part of this band of rebels and Max is the perfect addition."
“After cutting my teeth at large global agencies, I’m honored to join Battery,” said Kislevitz. “I share Battery’s passion for fearlessly creative work, continuing to evolve the very definition of advertising – what it is and where to find it. I've been hugely impressed with the team and am beyond excited to be its newest member.”
Launched in 2013 by Anson Sowby (CEO) and Philip Khosid (CCO), Battery is a high-voltage cell of top agency creatives and former client side brand marketers who activate powerful, game-changing campaigns for a variety of top global entertainment and consumer brands. Located on Sunset Blvd, Battery has been helping energize an alternative universe to traditional Madison Ave, creating advertising solutions that are as entertaining as they are outrageously smart and strategic. Battery is a studio of ideas, an incubator of inventions, and a winner of many top industry awards from Clios to Addy’s to Ad Age’s Small Agency of the Year. The Los Angeles Business Journal ranked Battery number 8 in their 2016 list of 100 Fastest Growing Private Companies. More information can be found at www.batteryagency.com