OMD have today announced the appointment of Kenny Stewart as Group Managing Director, OMD Brisbane and OMD WA.
Stewart was most recently CEO of Dentsu Mitchell & Vizeum, ANZ. He brings extensive experience in building and managing businesses. In this new position, Stewart will be responsible for delivering growth in the Brisbane and Perth offices. He will also continue to build the product suite through greater connectivity with OMD’s Strategic Business Unit hubs and increased on ground specialist resource.
Local Managing Directors Rob Swinton and Angela Nutton will work with Kenny to collectively realise this ambition.
Peter Horgan, CEO OMD Australia and CEO, Omnicom Media Group, Australia & New Zealand commented, “We are delighted to be welcoming Kenny, he is a respected, experienced industry senior executive who has built successful businesses in both markets. He brings a wealth of industry knowledge, business acumen and proven leadership skills.”
Stewart added ”I’m delighted to be joining OMD and am really looking forward to helping the team build on their considerable recent success. It’s especially exciting to be joining an organisation with strong, stable leadership and a huge emphasis on a values based culture – all crucial ingredients in building and evolving a successful agency business. I’m really looking forward to working with the teams in Qld and WA and to building on our success with, and for, our clients.”
Stewart has also been appointed to the OMD Executive Team. He will be based in Brisbane and will join the OMD Group from the start of November.