NEW YORK—DeVries Global has hired Margie Fox as global creative director. Fox will oversee the agency’s creative and strategic services group, as well as digital offerings, worldwide. She will be based in the agency’s New York office.

Fox brings nearly 30-years of public relations experience, with a career that began in 1987 at Ogilvy & Mather in Washington, DC. She opened her own NYC-based agency, Maloney & Fox, in 1997 and in 2003 sold the firm to Waggener Edstrom. Most recently Fox has been creative director of Ogilvy Public Relations’ US brand marketing practice.

She has worked with brands such as Mercedes, Microsoft (including the Windows 95, Internet Explorer, and Vista launches), Shutterfly/Photoworks, Merck healthcare, numerous alcohol brands (including Hendrick’s gin, Glenfiddich, Drambuie) and Malin+Goetz skincare. 

According to Jim Allman, chairman of DeVries Global, “Her charge is to enable big, breakthrough thinking on brands large and small.” Fox will report directly to Allman.