David Chustz has been promoted to the post of executive VP of global creative at Viacom Nickelodeon Consumer Products (VNCP).
As executive VP of global creative, Chustz will oversee global creative strategy and planning, design and product development for Viacom’s portfolio of licensed brands and properties. Reporting into Chustz will be VNCP’s international creative team of graphic designers, character artists, product designers, creative strategists, writers and project managers.
Chustz, a 12-year Nickelodeon veteran who previously served as the company’s senior VP of franchise creative strategy and planning, will continue to report into VNCP President Pam Kaufman in his new position. Prior to his role in consumer products, he served as the company’s senior VP of creative strategy for multiplatform content. He first joined Nickelodeon as VP of brand marketing and creative for TeenNick (formerly “The N”).
Kaufman said: “Outstanding creative execution is one of VNCP’s key strategic pillars, and David has been an incredible leader in developing and executing our ‘Every Age, Every Aisle’ creative strategy around the world. David has done a fantastic job uniting our creative teams globally, and through his leadership, our franchises are brought to life across multiple demos and aisles for fans worldwide.”