Following a period of sustained new business and organic client growth, J. Walter Thompson Sydney has appointed Kyle Abshoff as Group Account Director, bolstering the agency’s account service team.
Kyle’s immediate remit will be to lead several of J.Walter Thompson Sydney’s major accounts. He will report directly to Client Service Director, Ana Lynch.
Ana said the agency prides itself on attracting and retaining best-in class talent: “We are thrilled Kyle decided to join our Sydney team. He has impressive experience spanning Sydney, Melbourne, and Toronto, and is the perfect fit for our culture and driving the ambitions of our clients and the agency team.”
Most recently with Saatchi & Saatchi, Kyle’s career has led to responsibility for overseeing strategic and creative direction across clients in the banking and finance, health and government, and FMCG sectors. Previous clients have included iconic global and local brands such as Cadbury, St George Bank, Tip Top, NAB, Origin Energy and Royal Bank of Canada.
Highly awarded throughout his career, Kyle has seen work recognised with wins spanning the AMEs, Clios, Cannes Lions, AC&E’s, APAC Effies, APG Creative Strategy, and Award Awards.
On joining J.Walter Thompson, Kyle said: “I’m really excited to join the team at JWT. Their enthusiasm, creative ambition, and humble nature feel like the perfect fit, and I look forward to getting started.”
Kyle commences his new role effective immediately.
J.Walter Thompson Sydney is part of WPP AUNZ, Australasia’s leading marketing communications group.