Clemenger BBDO Melbourne has strengthened its
senior leadership by appointing two new group account directors, Deanne
Constantine (right) and Carol Macdonald (left).
be heading up the Mars account, including chocolate and pet food brands.
Macdonald will lead the Mercedes Benz and SEEK accounts.
Constantine returns to Australia from four years in New York, where she
was global business director on Google at Steve Stoute and Jay-Z's
agency, Translation. She was responsible for launching Google Play Music
globally, taking on Apple iTunes. Prior to Translation, Constantine was
at Anomaly New York, leading the Budweiser global account.
in Australia, Constantine headed up the Lion Nathan account at Publicis
Mojo in Sydney. She has spearheaded projects that have won several
major advertising awards, including Cannes Lions, D&AD and AWARD.
has been working in the industry for over 12 years, both locally at
Ogilvy Australia and in European independent agencies. Her experience
spans multiple categories and she has worked on a number of major brands
and businesses including Kelloggs, Nivea, BMW, MINI, Ritz-Carlton
Hotels, Absolut, Carlton FC, Melbourne Convention & Exhibition
Centre and Officemax. Macdonald's work has won accolades at Cannes, The
Spikes and One Show.
Clemenger BBDO Melbourne CEO, Nick Garrett, says the two new group account directors couldn't have landed at a better time.
Garrett: "Deanne and Carol will be great additions to the team.
Deanne's overseas experience with creatively focused big brands will be a
real asset on Mars. Carol's broad integrated experience will be
extremely valuable for the agency as well. Both have fitted in to the
Clemenger culture, add a previously missing depth to the department and
we feel lucky to have them."