Independent brand and content agency, Chello, is storming into the new financial year with new hires across creative, strategy, production and client services.
David Coupland joins as strategy director from The Haus (formerly Hausmann Group), with over 12 years of experience spanning the UK and Australia.
Coupland is joined by Toby McCasker, senior copywriter, formerly of Dan Murphy’s, Mark Kilroy,senior motion designer formerly of the Sydney Opera House, Lauren Barrett, production assistant and Drou Angelides, senior account manager formerly of Smack Bang Designs.
These hires come off the back of extended remits from Chello’s existing clients, as well as multiple new business wins in recent months.
Newly appointed strategic director, Coupland, said: “I’ve been a big admirer of Chello and their commitment to brand storytelling for some time now, and I am so excited to be joining this team.
“The role of ‘brand’ has never been more meaningful in people’s lives, and Chello understands that more than anyone.”
Creative director and Chello co-founder, Tristan Velasco, said: “Chello is continually investing in finding and retaining great people; talented team-players who reflect our values as an agency. The whole team is already feeling the energy from our new additions.”
Managing director, Lindsay Rogers, said: “It’s an exciting time to be an independent agency, bridging the gap between brand and content, and talented storytellers are our biggest asset”
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