DDB Melbourne Group has added Sydney creative
Stu Turner to its ranks, appointing him as its new group executive
creative director (ECD).
Most recently ECD at Havas, Turner has
worked in some of the world's leading agencies and networks, creating
and delivering truly integrated solutions for clients.
collected more than 50 local and international awards during his
career, being recognized at every major award show with gold at
D&AD, Clios, Effies, Award and 2 Spikes Grand Prixs.
Kate Sterling, DDB Melbourne Group managing director, said she's thrilled to be working with Turner.
Sterling: "We were really impressed with Stu's clear and proven ability
to get under the skin of businesses to drive exceptional, creative
"He's also been instrumental in helping build and pivot agencies ready
for growth - something we're certainly focused on right now."
Turner previously worked at DDB in South Africa and is looking forward to joining the DDB family again.
Says Turner: "I'm very excited to be joining the Melbourne team.
loved my time at Havas and am saying goodbye to some of the best people
I have ever had the pleasure of working with. However, after speaking
with Kate and her team, it felt like too incredible an opportunity to
"They have a real fire in their bellies, some amazing
talent, and most importantly they're just good people. They continue to
produce fantastic work and I'm looking forward to helping further grow
the business and create ideas that Bill (Bernbach) himself would be
DDB Australia CEO Andrew Little said the DDB Group is growing, in a very deliberate way.
Little: "Our focus on diversity across the board continues to attract
top class international and home grown talent, and means we continue to
deliver stand out work for our clients."