Following a very rigorous recruitment process which ran from January to April this year – and was led by an external consultancy – Creative Access has appointed a new Chief Executive.
The successful candidate is Bibi Hilton who will commence her role in September this year.
Bibi has been Director of Communications at Creative Access – a leading social enterprise specialising in diversity and inclusion – since September 2021. Prior to this, she was global Engagement Director for IPG’s team at Unilever. From 2015 – 220 she was was Managing Director of leading comms and digital agency, Golin. She has a strong track record in diversity, equity and inclusion; from transforming Golin to become the most progressive and diverse PR agency in the industry, to leading the modernisation of Women in PR from an ‘exclusive’ networking organisation to being more accessible and inclusive in her role as President from 2017 – 2020.
Commenting on the appointment, Stephen Page, Chair of Creative Access said:
“Bibi has already made a huge impact on Creative Access in the time she has been here as Director of communications and I know is bringing a multitude of ideas, enthusiasm and of course expertise to her new role.
This is a super exciting time for us as an organisation and we have seen a huge growth in the volume of companies wanting to work with us. Our co-founder and current Chief Executive, Josie Dobrin, will continue to work alongside Bibi as Executive Chair; focusing on our social mission, devising strategies with longstanding and new partners to really deliver long term change to the creative industries. I am excited to see how Bibi leads and inspires CA’s brilliant team, taking over the day-to-day running of the organisation and evolving the commercial strategies that will drive further growth and impact for us.
We are looking forward to the organisation continuing to strengthen and grow, leading the way in diversity and inclusion across the creative industries.”