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Chris Watson
SVP, Group Creative Director

NEW YORK, USA // Chris has 30+ years experience in the advertising industry, beginning his career in consumer advertising, working on Burger King, Cool Whip, Entenmann’s, and Good Seasons, continuing on in financial services, consumer electronics, dotcoms, and cable networks like Comedy Central, E!, Style, and Sundance Channel.

He cut his teeth in the world of pharmaceutical advertising at CDM, working on Pfizer Women’s Health, as well as other well-known brands such as Aranesp, Caduet, Lipitor, Neurontin, and Zithromax.

When Chris moved to Harrison and Star, he began as an ACD, managing creative output for the Genentech BioOncology franchise, which included launch and pre-launch activities for Avastin, Erivedge, Gazyva, Kadcyla, Perjeta, Rituxan, and Zelboraf. By the time he left in 2012, Chris was overseeing the entire agency’s creative output as Executive Creative Director.

After taking several months off for a road trip around the US, Chris landed at Sentrix as Executive Creative Director, where he put his oncology experience to work in helping the agency win the Pfizer HemeOncology franchise business (Bosulif, Besponsa, Daurismo, and Mylotarg). Chris then joined the Chief Executive Team leading the creative department for both Sudler NY and Sentrix.

Since arriving at Biolumina, as Group Creative Director in May of 2018, Chris has led the agency’s art department and now oversees the art side of the business for Agios, Array, and Astra Zeneca.