LOS ANGELES, USA // Todd Howk is SVP/Executive Creative Director, AEG Creative, a full service, in-house branding, advertising and creative agency for global sports and entertainment company, AEG, based in Los Angeles, CA.
AEG recruited Howk in 2003 to run the AEG Creative Services department, which was then a print-only operation. In his thirteen years with AEG, Todd has grown the department to a full-service agency providing the company and its properties creative and imaging support encompassing all media.
Howk currently oversees a staff of eight talented creative team members as well as multiple outsource relationships and is proud to have elevated the overall creative caliber as well as increased department productivity over 600% with minimal budget impact.
AEG properties under Howk’s branding and creative oversight include L.A. LIVE, STAPLES Center, Microsoft Theater, StubHub Center, L.A. Kings, (NHL), Los Angeles Galaxy, (MLS) and the Amgen Tour of California, in addition to AEG sponsorship and corporate initiatives, all in Los Angeles, as well as many of the more than 100+ facilities that AEG either owns or manages globally, including The O2, (London, UK), Mercedes-Benz Arena, (Berlin, Germany), AccorHotels Arena, (Paris, France), Mercedes Benz Arena, (Shanghai, China), T Mobile Arena, (Las Vegas) and Sprint Center, (Kansas City, MO).
In addition to AEG corporate and affiliated responsibilities, AEG Creative supports a select few external clients such as South Park BID, Los Angeles CVB, The Los Angeles Convention Center, The Las Vegas NHL expansion bid and Formula E Racing on a project basis.
Prior to joining AEG, Howk was with TL-R & Associates for three years as account director, overseeing clients such as FOX Sports, Warner Bros., Paramount Pictures, The Walt Disney Company and Twentieth 20th Century Fox Films.
Todd was Project Manager for Buena Vista Home Video, (The Walt Disney Company), from 1991 – 1996, managing creative for its acquired titles as well as classics such as “The Jungle Book,”, “The Lion King,”, “Beauty and the Beast,”, “Alladin” and others.