GroupM’s newest media, content and tech agency, Wavemaker, has appointed Jessica Torstensson to the role of group business director.
Torstensson joins Wavemaker from OMD Australia, where she was the client lead on the McDonald’s Australia account.
Prior to that, she worked both agency and client-side in her native Sweden, including at PHD Sweden, Mindshare Sweden, Disney Channel Scandinavia, and telco 3 Sverige.
Torstensson joins the management team at Wavemaker and will oversee a team of eight servicing the agency’s important Hungry Jack’s account.
Wavemaker Australia CEO Peter Vogel said: “With 15 years’ experience across agencies and advertisers, Jessica brings great insight and understanding of clients’ business needs, as well as an enthusiastic and pro-active approach to business.
“I am excited to welcome her to the team in this important role.”
Commenting on her appointment, Torstensson said: “The opportunity to work on a bold and dynamic brand such as Hungry Jack’s was a huge part of the attraction of Wavemaker for me, as was the fact that it’s an exciting time in the life of the agency with the merging of two businesses and the creation of a brand new energised entity.
“The team here is passionate and focused on accelerating growth for our clients’ business, and I’m delighted to be part of that.”