EXCLUSIVE: Iris Sydney has hired creative heavyweight Mike Spirkovski as its new executive creative director.
Most recently creative director at Droga5 Sydney, Spirkovski will take up the newly created ECD role next month.
He will report to regional CEO for Iris Asia Pacific, Luke Nathans, who confirmed the appointment is "part of an ongoing move to bolster its management team as it prepares for more growth and creative success in the Australian market".
The agency’s current clients include Shell, Adidas, The City of Sydney and Diageo.
Nathans said: "The Australian team have had a fantastic run of success over the last 12 months. We’ve won plenty of big pitches, and produced some fantastic work or our existing clients. But we’re ambitious, the challengers, who aspire to be extraordinary. Mike shares our vision and we’re stoked to have him on board."