Media agency PHD announced two promotions within its Australia team.
Manon Pietra will now have regional oversight as the lead for the agency’s people & development community.
Chloe Hooper will co-lead the growth community with Garth Farrar, head of business development, APAC.
“These are fantastic achievements for Manon and Chloe and is testament to the incredible work that they’ve been doing across Australia, and more recently Asia-Pacific,” says James Hawkins, CEO of PHD APAC.
Manon Pietra joined PHD Australia in 2015 and has been instrumental in supporting growth via training programs, recognition initiatives, health and wellbeing and recognition for PHD as the Employer of Choice at the Australian Business Awards.
She said: “I am really excited to work closely with our regional network and to make the leap towards a better-connected talent strategy, enabling our people with support and more opportunities to thrive at PHD. Our APAC region is incredibly dynamic, and I look forward to lending my expertise to improve the way we hire, develop and grow our people.”
Hooper joined PHD Australia in 2015 and has since helped to build the PHD brand in the market, winning Agency of the Year twice and beinb instrumental in winning global and regional clients including CUB, Unilever, 7-Eleven and Volkswagen Group.
Hooper: “In a pre-lock down world, I had the pleasure of visiting some of the SEA markets and the people, alongside the creative, originating from these markets is best-in-class. I am excited for the opportunity to accelerate their fame and help build their already impressive client portfolios. As a strong believer in the importance of celebrating achievements through the power of marketing, I look forward to making the leap with the markets to further their brand and accelerated growth.”
Both will continue reporting to Mark Jarrett, CEO at PHD Australia.
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