DDB Group Sydney has welcomed new creative blood
to its multi-award winning crew and has announced promotions of the
superstars of 2016.
On the back of an outstanding creative year -
Jade Manning, Matt Chandler and Vince Osmond have been promoted to
Says Ben Welsh, CCO, DDB Group Sydney: "In my
experience people get promoted for doing the job. This is very much the
case with Matt, Vince and Jade. Matt has been doing an excellent job
leading Westpac creative with CP Noah Regan, while Vince and Jade have
been in the driving seat on Volkswagen - they are seasoned
professionals. Their promotions are very much deserved.
been a wonderful first five months in the chair for me at DDB Sydney and
most importantly I am delighted to be able to hire some outstanding
young creatives and promote truly worthy creative who have had a stellar
couple of years."
New hires include talented native Brazilian team Carolina Pinheiro and Guilherme Machado and outstanding writer, Chris Ott.
started her career as an intern for the largest publisher in Brazil,
then fell in love with advertising and worked for four years for leading
Brazillian agency AlmapBBDO, winning her first Cannes Lion. Pinheiro
then moved to Australia and joined Clemenger BBDO where she joins DDB
Machado started his career at Artplan, Rio de
Janeiro and quickly became a multi-award winning creative talent
including Lions, Clios, One Show, Webby's, Epica and Young Guns. Machado
was Pinheiro's partner at BBDO Clemenger before joining DDB Sydney.
began his career at BBDO Clemenger before moving to Melbourne to work
at SapientNitro. Ott most recently worked for M&C Saatchi (as a
planner) before taking a year away from agency land to follow his
writing passion where he worked as a freelance writer for 12 months
before joining DDB Sydney.
Adds Welsh: "DDB Sydney currently
hosts what I would consider some of the country's best creative talent
across all platforms - I'm so excited to lead this diverse and dedicated