The Mill has promoted head of production Darren O’Kelly to the role of London managing director.

O’Kelly joined the visual effects company in 2002 and has worked mainly on commercials.

His credits include Sony ‘Balls’ and Cadbury’s ‘Eyebrows.’

Robin Shenfield, The Mill Group’s chief executive officer said: “As Head of Production Darren has played a key role in both maintaining The Mill London’s pre-eminent position in advertising visual effects and developing a broader range of services around digital advertising.

“As with our MD’s in New York and Los Angeles, Darren is a product of the incredibly successful production team that has been developed over many years at The Mill London. Darren’s demonstrable industry expertise means he will do a great job for this company.”