DDB Group Melbourne has announced the appointment of Kate Sterling to the position of group managing director. Sterling returns to DDB Melbourne from creative agency Penso where she held the position of managing director.
Andrew Little, CEO, DDB Group Australia: "As part of our commitment to
the growth and evolution of our business, we have undertaken a recent
management restructure and Kate will succeed Dave Brown as Group MD.
this week has left the business and we would like to thank him for his
dedication and commitment during his tenure and wish him well with his
"We are delighted Kate is returning to DDB Melbourne. She has proven
herself an outstanding, driven and entrepreneurial business leader and I
believe one of the best the industry has to offer. Kate is a true
champion of diversity, innovation and growth."
career highlights include a previous stint at DDB Melbourne where she
successfully ran the ANZ business, marketing manager for Seek Australia
and most recently was the managing director of the Penso agency.
Says Sterling comments: "I'm thrilled to be
returning to DDB Melbourne as Group MD. As a set of strong, individual
businesses there's an enormous amount of capability, experience and
value we can offer to both our existing and future clients.
"I look forward to leading the team and ensuring we're strategically positioned for strong growth over the coming months."