Emily Perrett has been promoted to managing director of Clemenger BBDO Sydney, effective immediately. Perrett has been with Clemenger for six years, is currently head of account management.
She has been integral in the Agency’s global Tourism Australia work, and recently led the successful pitch for Tabcorp.
“Emily is simply an outstanding advertising person. She’s super smart, passionate about the work, is loved by her clients, and is great fun to be around” said Andy Pontin, CEO Clemenger BBDO Sydney.
She joins the executive leadership team of Andy Pontin (chief executive officer), Paul Nagy (executive creative director), Al Crawford (executive planning director) and John Rizoski (chief financial officer).
“Emily represents the new wave of advertising executives. She’s a digital native, gets the importance of big ideas in all channels and formats, and knows what it takes to succeed in this business” added Robert Morgan, executive chairman of the Clemenger Group.
“Emily is another great example of our ‘promote from within’ ethos and joins the rapidly growing list of senior female executives at Clemenger.”
Perrett has previously worked in London and New York, and was identified as a Campaign Face to Watch 2007 in the UK. In Australia she is a tutor at AdSchool, and has been a member of the Account Management Group Committee since its inception.
“The Agency is in a really great place at the moment,” Perrett said.
“The team we’ve built, the Clients we’re working with and the work that we’re doing all make me incredibly excited about playing a greater role in its leadership and what lies ahead.”