Leo Burnett Melbourne has bolstered its creative department with the appointment of Michelle Walsh and Mike Fritz. Walsh will be stepping into the role of creative director and Fritz, the role of senior art director.
Walsh, formerly CD at Publicis Mojo Melbourne, has produced award-winning work for major brands including Tourism Victoria, Peters, Nike and Australia Post and is responsible for writing the majority of the popular and highly successful Toyota AFL Legendary Moments commercials.
Fritz comes from DDB Melbourne where he worked on Westpac, Telstra, Don and Devondale Dairy. Previously at BWM and Clemenger BBDO, Fritz has had his work recognised at Cannes, AWARD, One Show, Clio and the New York Festivals.
Walsh and Fritz said: “We’ve long been admirers of the work coming out of Leo Burnett so we’re absolutely thrilled to be joining Jason, Melinda and their very talented team. We’re hoping to be able to help them add to their ever-growing list of awards.”
Jason Williams, Leo Burnett executive creative director said: “It’s great to welcome Michelle and Mike to the Leo Burnett creative department. They both bring strong skills and a collaborative work style that suits our culture. With their hunger for innovation we know they’ll have immediate impact on our clients’ businesses.”