Dentsu Aegis Network has bolstered its marketing and communications team in Australia and New Zealand with the appointment of Andrew Hewett (left in picture) in a newly created role as Head of Corporate Affairs.
Simon Ryan (right), CEO of Dentsu Aegis Network ANZ, said the appointment represents the group’s commitment to investing in its marketing and communications function to support its agencies.
“I’m delighted to welcome Andrew to our team and to bring his experience and capabilities to bear for all our people and agency brands,” he said.
“As a company, we work with some of the most prominent clients and business partners across Australia and New Zealand. As we continue to grow and evolve, we need to build a strong Corporate Communications function that supports Dentsu Aegis Network and all our agency brands and ensures our continued position as a leader not only in our industry, but within the broader business community.”
Andrew’s appointment follows Rebecca Tos’s promotion to chief marketing officer for Dentsu Aegis Network in May.
Tos said: “It’s brilliant to have the support of Simon and our Executive Leadership Team to put the necessary resource behind our strategy to build the Dentsu Aegis Network brand even further across ANZ. I’m so pleased to welcome the calibre of Andrew to our team as we embark on a number of exciting projects.”
Andrew was most recently Group General Manager – External Communications for Coca Cola Amatil. He is a communications specialist with more than two decades experience across corporate affairs, change management, PR, issues management and digital and social media. He joins Dentsu Aegis Network this week.