303 MullenLowe Nabs Merkle’s Marque Kabbaz As Executive Director CX & Digital

303 MullenLowe Nabs Merkle’s Marque Kabbaz As Executive Director CX & Digital
SHARE
THIS



303 MullenLowe has hired strategic design expert Marque Kabbaz (lead image) as executive director CX & Digital, further bolstering the agency’s digital capabilities in the wake of growth across the group.

Kabbaz brings more than three decades of experience across creative, service design, strategy, and digital transformation sectors to the newly created national role.  He was most recently at Merkle ANZ, where he has been head of strategic design, and prior to that at Isobar where he led the national strategic design and digital transformation capability.  His experience is also underpinned by strong start-up leadership, having been head of strategy at Clearmatch, and also scaled Capgemini’s service design agency, going on to lead the global brand strategy.

Based out of 303 MullenLowe Sydney, Kabbaz joins the agency management team and leads the customer experience and digital practice across Australia and New Zealand.

303 MullenLowe Sydney Managing Director Joanna Gray said: “We are thrilled to have someone of Marque’s calibre join the digital capability within the agency, particularly as we continue to develop market leading capabilities in the area.  And while we already have proven experience across the breadth of customer experience and service design capabilities, he’ll also offer significant insight into setting product and service design standards.”

Kabbaz said of his move to 303 MullenLowe: “I’m extremely excited to join the 303 MullenLowe team as it enters the next phase of its growth. Few opportunities arise to help lead an organisation with no barriers to progress. As system thinking and strategic design grow in their ability to solve higher order challenges for businesses and society at large, I believe that 303 is perfectly placed to deliver exemplary outcomes for our clients and their customers.”

Gray said Kabbaz’ passion for developing team skills will also be a key driver in strengthening cross-agency customer experience and digital offerings to clients.

“Marque is a brilliant addition to the group, and as current Course Designer and Lecturer for the Masters of Strategic Design at the University of Sydney and Mentor through The Trenches, he will bring additional depth to our management team through his demonstrated industry leadership,” she said.

“At 303 MullenLowe, we believe in an unconditionally inclusive culture, to ensure everyone can flourish and grow, and where people can reach their full potential.  It’s also a passion point for Marque who believes in developing team capabilities to create great outcomes.  His approach matches perfectly with our goal to have a rich tapestry of expertise, individual experience, and personal perspective available to all our clients.  This is a key role, and with more new hires to come soon, will ensure we continue to punch above our weight in this rapidly expanding area.”

In addition to his 303 MullenLowe role, Kabbaz will also work with agency leaders within Attivo Group to drive skills development, collaboration, and digital excellence.

 

Please login with linkedin to comment

303 mullenlowe

Latest News

Michael Bass Named New Chief Trading Officer For Dentsu APAC
  • Media

Michael Bass Named New Chief Trading Officer For Dentsu APAC

Dentsu International has announced the appointment of Michael Bass (pictured) as chief trading officer, media, Dentsu Asia Pacific. With over 20 years’ experience, Bass’ career has included a range of senior investment and trading roles across the media sector. Bass spent seven years at IPG Mediabrands as trading director of Initiative and subsequently moved on […]

Sunday TV Wrap: The Block Hammers Out The Competition In Big Debut
  • Media

Sunday TV Wrap: The Block Hammers Out The Competition In Big Debut

Nine, Seven, and Network 10, all went up against each other last night, debuting fresh seasons of their previous hit shows. The Masked Singer, The Block and My Kitchen Rules all went out to battle, and they all pulled in pretty solid numbers. Let’s get the puns out of the way, My Kitchen Rules simmered, […]

The Block’s Regional Move Translates To More Regional Viewers
  • Media

The Block’s Regional Move Translates To More Regional Viewers

Nine’s The Block burst back onto the scene last night, and interestingly its regional move has translated into more regional viewers. This season of The Block isn’t based on apartments or inner city semis. Instead, The Block has gone rural. The contestants are renovating five separate homes, each on 10 acres of land outside of Melbourne […]

The Masked Singer Capitalises On Our Neighbours Nostalgia With Reveal
  • Media

The Masked Singer Capitalises On Our Neighbours Nostalgia With Reveal

The Masked Singer debuted last night, and Toadie made his debut post Neighbours. Neighbours ended this year, almost cracking a million for its finale and then cracking over a million in BVOD views. Ryan Moloney, aka Toadie, has starred in Neighbours since 1995 and has been a much-loved fixture on our television screens. However, there’s been […]

Streets And Asembl Join Forces To Create Ice-Cream-Scented Candles
  • Campaigns

Streets And Asembl Join Forces To Create Ice-Cream-Scented Candles

Brand extension agency Asembl has partnered Streets’ iconic ice-creams with Australian home fragrance, candle and oil diffuser specialist, dusk for a dreamy creamy fragrance range. Now online and launching on Thursday August 11 2022 in dusk stores across Australia, the range including candles, MoodMist fragrant oils, tealights and melts is the very first time these […]

WPP Reports $11.8B In Sales In The First Six Months Of 2022, But Aussie Ops Prove A Drag
  • Advertising
  • Marketing
  • Media

WPP Reports $11.8B In Sales In The First Six Months Of 2022, But Aussie Ops Prove A Drag

WPP has increased its annual net sales outlook after strong client spending in travel, tech and healthcare sectors boosted pretax profits in the first half of 2022. The world’s largest advertising group announced it made £6.8 billion ($A11.8 billion) in half-year sales and reported a 10.2 per cent increase from the previous year. Pretax profit […]

by B&T Magazine

B&T Magazine
ROLLiN And BMEOF Highlight Hip Hop History In New Project
  • Campaigns

ROLLiN And BMEOF Highlight Hip Hop History In New Project

ROLLiN car insurance has partnered with creative studio Bear Meets Eagle On Fire (BMEOF) to create a 16-part mini-series celebrating important dates in hip hop history. Building on the cultural cachet of the brand launch spot — which featured a yellow puppet named Larry rapping along to Digital Underground’s ‘90s classic ‘The Humpty Dance’— ‘Hip […]

New Decoding Crypto Series Lands On Nova Podcast
  • Media
  • Technology

New Decoding Crypto Series Lands On Nova Podcast

The Nova Podcast Network has released its latest show, Decoding Crypto, which aims to help Aussies understand the nuances of everything from bitcoin to blockchain. Financial journalist Edwina Stott and Collective Shift CEO Ben Simpson will host the new show, explaining the key factors of the crypto revolution starting today, Monday 8 August. The show […]

Coopers Unveils New Look, The First In 20 Years
  • Marketing

Coopers Unveils New Look, The First In 20 Years

Australia’s largest independent family-owned brewery, Coopers, has unveiled a brand-new look for its portfolio of naturally conditioned ales and stouts. The first major update to core packaging in 20 years, the iconic Coopers roundel has been refreshed with a modern and clear design showcasing the brand’s heritage and brewing process. The updated packaging follows Coopers’ […]

Domino’s Teases Burger Delivery Innovation
  • Campaigns

Domino’s Teases Burger Delivery Innovation

Domino’s has released an ad campaign announcing its move into burger delivery via It’s Friday. The ad is centralised around the phrase “Finally, burgers made to be delivered”, a reference to Domino’s self-proclaimed title as the experts in food delivery. Adam Ballesty, chief marketing officer of Domino’s ANZ, said: “We’re excited to be able to […]

CHEP Brisbane Launches Bridal Range For Michael Hill Jeweller
  • Campaigns

CHEP Brisbane Launches Bridal Range For Michael Hill Jeweller

Michael Hill Jeweller has launched a new campaign promoting its bridal range by celebrating the love story at the heart of the brand. Developed in partnership with CHEP Brisbane, the campaign leads with a film that explores the story of Sir Michael and Lady Christine Hill, from their first meeting in 1964 through to their […]

Russel Howcroft Re-Signs To Stay With 3AW Breakfast Until 2026
  • Media

Russel Howcroft Re-Signs To Stay With 3AW Breakfast Until 2026

Australian media personality Russel Howcroft has re-signed a multi-year deal as co-host of 3AW’s Breakfast show, which will see him continue to partner Ross Stevenson on Breakfast for another four years. “’We are delighted Russ is committing to 3AW for the long term”, said 3AW station manager, Stephen Beers. “Ross Stevenson and Russel Howcroft have […]

PASADENA, CA – OCTOBER 10: Mel B attends NBC's
  • Media

The Masked Singer Is Back And It Is A Bonkers Extravaganza

10’s Masked Singer is gearing up to return, and what it lacks in seriousness, it makes up for in silliness and usually ratings. Masked Singer will be airing from Sunday 7th of August, and it is racing onto the scene after the success of 10’s Hunted. EP Tamara Simoneau chatted with B&T, about why 10’s […]

Icon Agency Rockets Into PRovoke APAC Fast Movers Rankings Top Five
  • Marketing

Icon Agency Rockets Into PRovoke APAC Fast Movers Rankings Top Five

Integrated communications firm Icon Agency has been ranked the fourth fastest growing agency in the Asia-Pacific, Middle East and Africa, according to the 2022 PRovoke PR Agency ‘Fast Movers’ rankings. Icon’s fee income for calendar 2021 grew 84.3 per cent, making it the fastest-growing and largest independent agency in Australia. The Melbourne-based indy was ranked […]

Tiger Brokers Offers Mullet Wigs And Free Tickets In Support Of Melbourne Storm
  • Campaigns

Tiger Brokers Offers Mullet Wigs And Free Tickets In Support Of Melbourne Storm

Tiger Brokers, an online broker for millennials and Gen Z, is offering fans the chance to win sideline seats to Melbourne Storm’s Round 21 clash against the Titans at AAMI Park (Friday 5 August 2022). The campaign has reached its peak, and now every Australian can also have the chance to win a Melbourne Storm […]