GSD&M Hires Shannon Moorman as VP/Talent Acquisition

Shannon Moormansm~Shannon comes to the agency from R/GA~ 

AUSTIN, TX—November 5, 2014—GSD&M announced today that Shannon Moorman has joined the company as VP/talent acquisition. In this role, she will be responsible for university partnerships, recruitment branding and identifying key talent across all departments. Shannon comes to GSD&M from R/GA, where she was a founding member of the Austin office and held the title of global recruitment director. She has over 17 years of experience in talent acquisition.

“Great talent is absolutely essential to creating innovative and impactful work for our clients,” said Duff Stewart, CEO of GSD&M. “Shannon is an exceptional leader with a go-getter attitude and drive to see GSD&M succeed. She’s a demonstrated thought leader in the talent space, and her commitment to diversity and inclusion efforts will be instrumental in supporting programs we have in place.”

Moorman’s accomplishments at R/GA included creating a new model for the agency’s recruiting and resource management groups and building a team of 15 recruiters across 13 offices worldwide to support the agency’s rapid growth. Additionally, she contributed to R/GA’s global expansion and established its university/community partnerships and intern program worldwide. Prior to working at R/GA, Shannon held positions at Aquent New York and with several early-stage startups in Austin.

About GSD&M

GSD&M is an advertising agency headquartered in Austin and focused on ideas that make a difference. With a restless culture and purpose as a guiding force, GSD&M builds brands with an integrated creative and media approach. GSD&M is part of Omnicom Group, Inc. (NYSE:OMC). For more information, go to 


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