WPP AUNZ has acquired Perth's Meerkats

Chris Pash
By Chris Pash | 11 August 2020
L-R: Doni Savvides, Melanie Wiese, Martin Beecroft, Gavin Bain.

WPP AUNZ has acquired Western Australian-based digital and creative business solutions company Meerkats.

The terms of the deal have not been announced.

Meerkats will merge with Wunderman Thompson in WA, building the brand’s Perth capability to more than 50 employees and creating an experience and innovation practice. 

Wunderman Thompson Perth will now offer a full suite of brand and organisational strategy, consulting, innovation and technology capabilities underpinned by creativity, strengthening the WPP AUNZ Perth Campus.

The merged Wunderman Thompson and Meerkats team will operate under the Wunderman Thompson brand from its Subiaco office.

Its leadership team will comprise former Meerkats CEO Gavin Bain as Wunderman Thompson Perth managing partner, Doni Savvides as partner, Martin Beecroft as chief innovation officer, and Melanie Wiese as chief strategy officer, Perth.



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