GPY&R Brisbane bolsters digital strategy hiring Andrew Kolb

GPY&R Brisbane has lured Publicis Pusher general manager Andrew Kolb to the head of digital planning role.

At Publicis Pusher Kolb worked with a diverse range of clients including Foot Locker, Queensland Government, AirAsia, Parmalat, Mack Trucks and Mantra Hotels.

Prior to Kolb’s role with Publicis, he held an associate strategy director role at Sydney digital agency, The White Agency, where he led the digital transformation of the Lion account working on brands such as Hahn and James Squires.

Kolb has also held senior digital roles at Publicis Mojo and BCM working on large digital projects including the Facebook studio winning AirAsia Friendsy.

Says Phil McDonald, Y&R Group Australia and NZ CEO: “Our agency in Brisbane continues to lead the market creatively and the arrival of a creative thinker like Andrew, who has built his impressive career in digital agencies, will continue to push the quality of the work for our clients in Brisbane.”

Says Kolb: “I’m really excited to be joining such a talented agency that has not only led the Brisbane market for a number of years but delivered truly global award winning work with an integrated model and the

GPY&R Melbourne lures strategy leader from London

Senior strategist Christine O’Keefe has joined GPY&R Melbourne from one the world’s most respected agencies, CHI & Partners, London.

O’Keefe has 15 years’ experience building brands across multiple sectors and two continents, having recently returned from eight years working in London.

Most recently at CHI & Partners, O’Keefe played a pivotal role in driving brand reappraisal for market leading energy company British Gas through their #noplacelikehome campaign, along with helping build brand relevance for Burger King and Travelodge in changing markets.

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