Initiative wins EnergyAustralia pitch

Ashley Regan
By Ashley Regan | 5 December 2022
Sam Geer Initiative national managing director

Energy retailer and generator EnergyAustralia has appointed Initiative as its media agency, following a competitive pitch.

Initiative will support EnergyAustralia’s national media requirements, along with strategy and buying across traditional, including direct digital buying, paid search, social, programmatic plus martech strategy and activation services.

Sam Geer, national managing director, said EnergyAustralia is just the sort of client partner his team love working with: “A smart and ambitious market leader open to bold ideas that work at the juncture of media and creativity.”

Geer said: “We felt a strong allegiance with EnergyAustralia’s team. As brands we have similar lofty ambitions, and share a hunger to succeed. We are both focused on breaking convention and creating new paths for growth.

"We look forward to working with EnergyAustralia as it leads and accelerates the clean energy transformation for all.

“Initiative is well-known for working with ambitious brands who create brave work in culture. We’re excited to forge a strong partnership that helps the brand fulfil its mission to extend its customer-base in Australia’s highly competitive energy market.” 

Mark Brownfield, EnergyAustralia chief customer officer, said: “We were impressed with Initiative’s passion and creativity, and the effort they had made to understand our business and our customers.

“We look forward to working with them to help bring our brand’s ambitions to life.”

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