M&C Saatchi Sport & Entertainment has announced four new hires.
The appoinments strengthen the agency's offering for clients including CommBank, Woolworths, Origin Energy and WHOOP.
Oliver Braley has deep expertise in partnership management, having come from Fuse London a highly regarded sponsorship agency in the UK where he worked on Vodafone and HSBC. He will manage brands including CommBank, Origin Energy and Woolworths.
Jake Buckland has been appointed as senior account manager. Buckland joins from Octagon where he worked with brands including Mastercard, Cisco Webex and QBE Insurance to manage sponsorships including the Australian Open and Rugby World Cup.
Allegra Sotudeh is stepping in as senior partnerships account manager. Sotudeh has delivered campaigns for Nike, Sony and Uber in the US and for Google, Bacardi and William Grants in Australia.
Kira Mobberley is joining as partnerships account manager comes from the National Sporting Organisation (NSO) Surfing Australia where she worked with clients such as Hyundai, Nikon and Zambrero to maximise their partnerships.
Krystyna Frassetto, managing director of M&C Saatchi Sport & Entertainment, said: “We looked long and hard and feel very fortunate to find four brilliant sport & entertainment specialists. The war on talent gives new meaning to the old adage that a business is only as good as its people."
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