REA’S Richard Lehocz To Join Carat Melbourne In Newly-created Role

REA’S Richard Lehocz To Join Carat Melbourne In Newly-created Role
SHARE
THIS



Carat Melbourne has announced the appointment of Richard Lehocz to the newly-created role of head of client leadership and operations.

Lehocz (pictured above, right) joins Carat after four years with REA Group in the role of national sales director. Prior to REA, Lehocz spent 10 years at Fairfax Media playing an integral role in the publisher’s digital transformation.

Carat Melbourne managing director Joseph Pardillo (pictured above, left) praised Lehocz’s unique perspective as a perfect fit for the agency.

“Richard’s spent the bulk of his career on the cutting edge of digital, data, and analytics – his experience and fresh thinking will be invaluable in supporting Carat’s continued evolution,” Pardillo said.

“We’re committed to connecting our clients with the right talent to help them capitalise on the opportunities presented by the digital economy, and we believe we’ve found that in Richard.

“He has a proven track record of consistently delivering innovation and market-leading client service. We’re excited to be attracting his calibre of talent to the team.”

Commenting on his appointment, Lehocz said: “It’s an exciting time to be in media. Rapid transformative change is presenting all sides of our industry with new challenges, and after 15 years publisher-side, I’m looking forward to approaching them from a new angle.

“Carat is clearly committed to evolving their offering ahead of the market, and with such an exciting line up of clients, I can’t wait to get started.”

Lehocz is the agency’s second senior hire from a digital publisher in as many months, with Carat’s national CMO, Andrea Rule, joining from Yahoo7 earlier in the year.

He will commence his new role in October.

Latest News

Sydney Uni & JWT China Connect Human And Machine Learning With Creativity
  • Media
  • Technology

Sydney Uni & JWT China Connect Human And Machine Learning With Creativity

How will the future of work look for creative agencies?  How can technology be applied to the creative process – can it be automated? These are the key questions to be grappled with by University of Sydney academic experts and students in a new partnership with international advertising agency J. Walter Thompson China, in Shanghai. […]

Suncorp Appoints OMD As Master Media Agency
  • Advertising
  • Media

Suncorp Appoints OMD As Master Media Agency

OMD Australia has been appointed Suncorp’s Master Media Agency to manage the media planning and buying for the group’s network of brands including Suncorp, AAMI, GIO and Apia. The appointment of OMD comes after Suncorp confirmed it was reviewing its media account in October, putting incumbent Starcom on notice. It also coincides with the company’s move to a network […]

ABC Unveils Its Content Line-Up For 2019
  • Media

ABC Unveils Its Content Line-Up For 2019

The ABC has put recent management turmoil behind it to unveil its 2019 schedule. Highlights include the return of fan favourites Shaun Micallef’s Mad as Hell, Julia Zemiro’s Home Delivery and Anh’s Brush with Fame. David Anderson, ABC acting managing director, said: “The ABC tells the story of Australia and in 2019 we have many great […]

Seven Ways To Apply Speech Analytics In Marketing
  • Marketing
  • Opinion
  • Technology

Seven Ways To Apply Speech Analytics In Marketing

In this guest post, CEO of Delacon, Michael Center (pictured below), says speech analytics has a myriad of useful applications for any business and here he outlines seven applications to improve your marketing… Speech analytics data collected from calls made by potential new customers allows businesses to drive greater personalisation in the online environment and create […]

Opinion

by B&T Magazine

B&T Magazine
Stockland Tells Aussies To ‘Give A Little Christmas’ Via CX Lavender
  • Advertising
  • Campaigns

Stockland Tells Aussies To ‘Give A Little Christmas’ Via CX Lavender

Stockland has unveiled its 2018 Christmas Campaign, launching across its national social and owned media channels. Titled ‘Give a Little Christmas’ the ad is by creative agency CX Lavender and celebrates the spontaneous, unplanned and unexpected moments that make Christmas special and can bring a community closer. Ben Allen, general manager marketing at Stockland, said: “At Stockland, we believe […]

Harper’s BAZAAR Devotes December Issue To Conservation
  • Media

Harper’s BAZAAR Devotes December Issue To Conservation

The December issue of Harper’s BAZAAR, on sale today, celebrates a unique collaboration between the luxury lifestyle title and Australia’s iconic Taronga Zoo. Fronted by Australian supermodel and mother of two, Gemma Ward, the December issue is devoted to raising awareness to the work Taronga Zoo, and the newly established Taronga Institute of Science and […]

The $400,000 Problem Of Storing Media Assets
  • Media
  • Opinion

The $400,000 Problem Of Storing Media Assets

In this gust post, Collaboro CEO Warwick Boulter (pictured below), says too many marketers aren’t taking care of their very expensive media assets and offers his tips to ensure you safeguard yours… A business’ digital media assets form a significant part of its overall asset portfolio. Maximising the use of these assets and protecting them against loss is […]

Opinion

by B&T Magazine

B&T Magazine