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Marketing Movers and Shakers

Stopgap supports start-up client Twodeck as it prepares to launch Australia’s must-have summer sandal

Move over Birkenstocks, here’s a one-style-fits-all sandal that is comfy, looks good, does good and is here in time for summer. Twodeck is a social enterprise producing handcrafted one style fits all sandals offering customers high quality and comfort. And, through a melding of fas...

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Date Posted: 19-10-2017

Marketing movers and shakers

Dentsu Aegis Network Australia has announced that Paul Brooks has been promoted to the role of president of Amplifi ANZ, the group's investment arm   DDB Sydney has announced the promotion of its head of planning, Fran Clayton, to chief strategy officer (CSO)   Creative ...

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Date Posted: 14-04-2016

Marketing movers and shakers

The global boss of WPP agency J Walter Thompson, Gustavo Martinez, has quit a week after the agency’s head of communications filed a lawsuit alleging he had made racist and sexist comments   AJF Partnership has lured Havas creative director Christopher Johnson to join its Sydney off...

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Date Posted: 31-03-2016

Marketing movers and shakers

Clemenger Sydney is understood to be abolishing the role of managing director with Andrew Holt leaving the agency after just 18 months   R/GA London group account director Remi Abaymoi is joining R/GA Sydney as client services director   Bauer Media has named Claudine Hall as i...

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Date Posted: 17-03-2016

Marketing movers and shakers

Woolworths continues to make changes with the marketing director for Big W, Alison Jones, leaving the retailer and Big W scrapping the role of marketing director   Ogilvy & Mather Asia Pacific (O&M) has announced the appointment of David Mayo as Group Chief Marketing officer ...

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Date Posted: 03-03-2016

Marketing Movers & Shakers

Saatchi & Saatchi Australia has announced the appointment of former M&C Saatchi's Kate Smither as its new chief strategy officer   Rob Hudson has been promoted to managing director at Y&R Group Brisbane after Phil McDonald's recent appointment to CEO of the ANZ region ...

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Date Posted: 19-02-2016

Marketing movers and shakers

Liz Baldwin has been appointed general manager Network Ten's digital after chief digital officer Rebekah Horne resigned   Margaret Zabel has left McDonald’s after just over a year at the fast food chain. It was a return to client side marketing for Zabel, who was previously t...

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Date Posted: 04-02-2016

Marketing Movers & Shakers

Stan will enter 2016 with a brand new marketing director, Melanie Novacan, who joins from CommSec. Novacan will lead the team in a newly-created marketing director role   J Walter Thompson Melbourne has lured acclaimed creative Kieran Antill back to Aussie shores, from a role at Leo Burne...

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Date Posted: 21-01-2016

Marketing movers and shakers

Former M&C Saatchi managing director David Whittle has been appointed as a non-executive director of Myer, bringing his digital and omni-channel experience to the heritage retailer   PepsiCo Australia and New Zealand has brought in a former Kimberley-Clark MD, Robbert Rietbroek to be ...

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Date Posted: 04-12-2015

Marketing movers and shakers

The Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) is on the hunt for a director of research for the second time in 12 months with Lisa Walsh set to depart the organisation later this year   Ikon Group Sydney has appointed former OMD interactive director Sian Withers, to a newly created role o...

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Date Posted: 19-11-2015

Marketing movers and shakers

UnLtd has looked outside of the media fold to hire its first CEO with Steve Taitoko taking on the new role   Nike has hired a new marketing director for the Pacific region with Brant Hirst stepping up to replace Juliana Nguyen   Carrie Arnold has joined Imagination fr...

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Date Posted: 05-11-2015

Marketing movers and shakers

Music streaming service Spotify has hired former Southern Cross Austereo (SCA) national sales chief Andrea Ingham to lead its local sales division   LG Electronics Australia has appointed Angus Jones as its new general manager of marketing. Jones joins from a role at Dell where he was the g...

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Date Posted: 19-10-2015

Marketing movers and shakers

Merivale has promoted commercial development manager Andrew El-Bayeh to marketing director in a move which includes a renewed focus on content creation   Designworks has hired senior strategist, Axel Dench to lead client engagements and will be heavily involved in new business development...

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Date Posted: 25-09-2015

Marketing movers and shakers

Southern Cross Austereo’s content director Craig Bruce has left the radio network   The Australian has lost its marketing writer Lara Sinclair, who has moved to marketing technology start up Simple   Myer has appointed former Coles exec Mark Cripsey in a newly created rol...

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Date Posted: 10-09-2015

Marketing movers and shakers

Former LinkedIn head of communications Tara Commerford has been tasked with spearheading the growth of GoDaddy in Australia. Commerford was handed the role of country manager Australia and New Zealand in June after a 16-month spell in the not-for-profit sector   HD Melbourne today announc...

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Date Posted: 20-08-2015

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