Movers and Shakers: Facebook, Intel, UM, Ten

By AdNews | 2 June 2017

It's hard to keep up with all the moves across media, marketing and advertising so we've compiled them all in one place. Check out the Movers and Shakers from this week.

Clemenger BBDO Melbourne bolsters digital team

Clemenger BBDO Melbourne has appointed Sabrina Riedel as digital executive producer and Natalie Taylor as head of flare. Joining Clemenger BBDO Melbourne from The Monkeys, Riedel will oversee the implementation of new technologies and lead the production of digital experiences. As head of flare, Taylor will be developing and leading a team of content creators. Her experience includes working on campaigns for Mars, P&G and Campari. More on Clems Melbourne here.

Kate Burleigh to leave Intel after 20 years

Managing director for Intel Australia and New Zealand Kate Burleigh is leaving the company after 20 years. Burleigh began her career at Intel in 1996, where she held several different roles, ending in five years leading the Australian and New Zealand teams as managing director. Prior to this, Burleigh spent six years as ANZ Marketing and Retail Sales Director. Her last day at Intel will be 30 June. More on Intel here. 

The Brand Pool appoints new Head of Digital John Mclean

Independent creative agency The Brand Pool has appointed John Mclean to head of digital. John has a background in digital marketing. Mclean has spent time managing digital departments, teams and operations for Australian creative and digital agencies including JWT, Holler, Leo Burnett, Clemenger BBDO and Droga5. Mclean joins The Brand Pool from Webling where he was general manager for three years. More on Webling here. 

Network Ten chief brand lead exits for CMO role at Deloitte

Network Ten's chief brand officer Matt McGrath has left the business for a chief marketing officer role at Deloitte Australia. McGrath will become a partner of the firm and report to Deloitte’s managing partner for markets and a member of the executive leadership team, Peter Forrester. McGrath, who joined Ten in 2013, was also Y&R Australia and New Zealand CEO and creative director for four years up until 2009. More here

Dentsu's Matt Crook resurfaces as managing partner Admatic

Former long-serving chief strategy officer at Dentsu Aegis Network, Matt Crook, is set to join independent digital and media and agency Admatic. Crook, who had been at Dentsu Aegis Network (DAN) since 2005, left the network in February in what seemed to be an ongoing strategic review which also saw experienced adland execs such as Vizeum and Mitchells ANZ CEO Kenny Stewart; Vizeum MD Nick Behr and former MD of Posterscope Joe Copley exit. More here

PwC appoints Facebook’s Stephen Scheeler

Facebook’s former MD Stephen Scheeler has resurfaced at PwC to lead mobile strategy. Scheeler, who left Facebook suddenly four months ago, is joining PwC as a partner and special adviser on mobile. He is the latest in a  line of senior appointments PwC has made in the digital, media and marketing space. His appointment was first revealed by The Australian Financial Review. Facebook replaced Scheeler with Will Easton - who is returning to take up the same managing director role he departed two years a go for a stint in a regional APAC role. More here.

UM boss Ross Raeburn to exit for Ansible CEO role

UM CEO Ross Raeburn will leave the business in July to head up IPG Mediabrands stablemate Ansible. He has been in the position for just under two years, succeeding Max Baxter after his move to New York. He was one of the many top execs brought on by former IPG Mediabrands CEO Henry Tajer. Raeburn will move to CEO of Ansible in July, at which time Danny Bass will become interim leader for UM as the agency prepares to name a new CEO. He replaces Scott Player, who has been the CEO of Ansible Australia for more than two and a half years. More here

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