Marketing Movers & Shakers

Posted: 2017-11-24 06:13:39

It's hard to keep up with all the latest moves across media, marketing and advertising, so we've made a list. Check out the biggest moves in adland this week:

MediaCom boss Sean Seamer to depart for Supercars role

MediaCom boss Sean Seamer has been appointed CEO of Supercars to replace new APN Outdoor chief executive James Warburton.

Bauer digital boss Christian Fricke exits

Bauer Xcel boss Christian Fricke has resigned from the publisher after less than 18 months in the role. Fricke relocated to Australia to take up the position in June last year, following several years at the Germany branch of Bauer.

GM Mim Haysom exits M&C Saatchi

M&C Saatchi’s general manager Mim Haysom has resigned from the agency after nearly two years in the role.

Graeme Yardy replaces Andrew Howie at MLA

Graeme Yardy has been hired as marketing manager at MLA, replacing Andrew Howie.

Iris' Callum Walker joins M&C Saatchi Melbourne

Former Iris group account director Callum Walker has joined M&C Saatchi Melbourne after nearly three years at the Sydney independent. He takes on the group account director role at M&C Saatchi, leading the Lexus business as its parent company, Toyota, transitions from Sydney to Melbourne.

Havas Media promotes Imogen Hewitt to group MD

Havas Media has promoted its strategy lead Imogen Hewitt to group managing director. Hewitt has been chief strategy officer at Havas Media since she joined the company three years ago, and has been jointly leading the Havas Village Australia Strategy Hub.

Nike Australia marketing director exits for Asia role

Nike’s Australia and New Zealand marketing director Brant Hirst is exiting to take up a post with the sports brand in Seoul, Korea.

Sizmek boss exits

Rocket Fuel Australia's country lead, Mailee Creacy, will leave the business at the end of the year and will return to the US.

Zenith announces two senior appointments in Sydney

Zenith has promoted Kylie Sneddon to the newly created role of national marketing and commercial director while Mark Johnson has been appointed as Sydney’s head of performance. Sneddon has been at Zenith for two years and will be responsible for driving the marketing profile and commercial success of the agency nationally. Johnson joins Zenith from Mediacom, where he was a group digital director.

303 MullenLowe makes "serious investment" in data capabilities

303 MullenLowe is expanding its digital capabilities, appointing four senior specialists in CRM, marketing automation and data analytics. Charles Rallings joins as digital operations director. Other hires include; Anne-Sophie Mazurek as marketing automation and CRM specialist; and Henry Woo, head of data analytics, and Sophie de Flamingh, CRM strategist, who join from Holler. CEO Nick Cleaver described the hires as a "serious investment"

Ex-Diageo marketer joins Destination NSW

Destination NSW has hired Nathan Ting to the position of director of digital marketing services.

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