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Mango Sydney Expands With Key Hires

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These new appointments and promotions support the agency’s continued growth

Mango Sydney Expands With Key Hires
Mango Communications, the PR, experiential, sponsorship and social media arm of DDB Group Australia, has made a number of new hires and promotions to support the agency’s continued growth.

Angela McCann joins as group business director to lead the McDonald’s account. McCann’s experience includes leading PR teams on accounts such as Westfield, David Jones and IKEA.

Says Tabitha Fairbairn, managing director, Mango: “Ange and I have worked together previously, and I’m thrilled she’s joined Mango. She is an exceptional operator with a huge amount of experience in leading highly effective, complex pieces of business and it’s wonderful to have someone of her calibre join the agency.”

Says McCann: “I spent time at Mango back in 2011 and I’m thrilled to be back. The culture and expertise within the Mango team is extremely strong, and I’m excited to be working with the team on some of the most impactful campaigns in this market.”

Sophie Robert (above left) commences as senior sponsorship manager. Robert joins from Optus where she has been managing consumer campaigns for key partnerships including Commonwealth Games and Swimming Australia. Prior to Optus, Robert held experiential roles at Apple, OzHarvest and Lululemon.

Says Fairbairn: “Sophie is a wonderful, talented addition to our team. She brings with her excellent credentials in sports marketing, experiential and sponsorship.”

Ben Handberg (above right) has been promoted to the role of head of consumer. Says Fairbarn: “Ben’s ability to think creatively through a PR lens is exceptional. His reputation for helping drive some of the best work that is coming out of the group is testament to his performance and his promotion recognition of that.

“There have been a further four promotions during the first quarter of the year. Mango has had a sustained period of growth and the team continues to deliver brilliant work. New clients and projects have seen the need for us to make these key new hires.”

Mango’s clients include McDonald’s Australia, Unilever, Volkswagen, Coles Supermarkets, Johnson&Johnson, Foxtel, Coty Inc., Simplot, TAC and Ferrero.
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DDB Sydney, Thu, 18 Apr 2019 03:53:35 GMT