Clemenger BBDO Melbourne Appoints Helen James As ECD On Myer

Signage outside a Myer retail store in Pitt Street Mall, Sydney on Thursday, March 9, 2012. (AAP Image/Joel Carrett) NO ARCHIVING

Clemenger BBDO Melbourne has added one of Australia’s most celebrated retail creatives to its ranks with the hire of Helen James as executive creative director on Myer.

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James’s role will see her leading the in-house creative department and all communications output for the iconic Australian retailer.

Helen James

Helen James

She joins the Clemenger@Myer team following her return from maternity leave. During Helen’s 20+ year career, she’s worked with clients globally and locally including Disney, Virgin, Hyundai, Optus, Ikea, Big W and Rebel, picking up a variety of awards in the process.

Simon Lamplough, managing director of Clemenger@Myer said, “Helen is one of the best retail creatives in the business with a track record of creating best-in-class, transformative work for leading retailers. Her leadership and digital creative expertise will be pivotal as we continue working with Myer on its ongoing brand transformation.”

James said, “Retail is in my blood, so to have the opportunity to work with the team at Myer as it continues on its journey of retail innovation is incredibly exciting. I’m looking forward to getting my feet under the desk and creating some great work with the team.”