After a nine month as managing director at Cummins&Partners Sydney, Rebecca Bezzina has returned to R/GA to serve as vp managing director of R/GA Sydney. She will report to Jim Moffatt, evp managing director, APAC.
“We are very happy to welcome Becs back to R/GA as vp, managing director,” said Moffatt. “Her deep understanding of our culture, her past history of success at R/GA, and knowledge of the Australian marketplace make her the perfect person to lead our operations here.”
Bezzina first joined R/GA when it started its Australian operation in 2013 as client services director. She was an instrumental player in the early growth of the office and in establishing both core client relationships and capabilities.
Prior to R/GA, Rebecca served as group head at M&C Saatchi leading the Commonwealth Bank account, with previous engagements across Google, Nestle and Effie Gold winning work for Qantas Frequent Flyer. She has had a rapid rise in the industry which also included being awarded Young Direct Marketer of the Year (ADMA) and a ’top 30 under 30’ nomination.
Bezzina will replace Jon Holloway, managing director of R/GA Sydney, who departs for something outside the advertising industry. Holloway was unable to comment on his departure.