Clemenger BBDO Sydney Head of Account Management, Emily Perrett, has been promoted to Managing Director, effective immediately.
(right), has been with Clemenger for six years, has been
integral in the agency's global Tourism Australia work, and recently led
the successful pitch for Tabcorp.
"Emily is simply an
outstanding advertising person. She's super smart, passionate about the
work, is loved by her clients, and is great fun to be around" says Andy
Pontin, CEO Clemenger BBDO Sydney (pictured left).
She joins the Executive leadership team of Andy Pontin (Chief Executive
Officer), Paul Nagy (Executive Creative Director), Al Crawford
(Executive Planning Director) and John Rizoski (Chief Financial
"Emily represents the new wave of advertising
executives. She's a digital native, gets the importance of big ideas in
all channels and formats, and knows what it takes to succeed in this
business," adds Robert Morgan, executive chairman of the Clemenger Group.
"Emily is another great example of our 'promote from within' ethos and
joins the rapidly growing list of senior female executives at
Perrett has previously worked in London and New York,
and was identified as a Campaign Face to Watch 2007 in the UK. In
Australia she is a tutor at AdSchool, and has been a member of the
Account Management Group Committee since its inception.
Says Perrett: "The agency is in a really great place at the moment. The team we've built,
the clients we're working with and the work that we're doing all make me
incredibly excited about playing a greater role in its leadership and
what lies ahead."