Clemenger BBDO Sydney has appointed Jeremy de Villiers as head of operations, effective immediately.
De Villiers, formally chief operating officer at Leo Burnett, has been in the creative industry for over 15 years. A creative producer at heart, Jeremy gets excited about delivering excellence in all things craft. He brings with him a load of business smarts and simply wants to make awesome creative work.
De Villiers said: “I’m thrilled to be joining Clemenger BBDO Sydney. I immediately connected with the team. They are a smart, likeable, creative and passionate bunch and I think we can achieve great things together.
“Clems have some of the best talent in the industry and I’m excited at the opportunity to lead and grow the team and capabilities, to deliver the best creative product for our clients.”
Emily Perrett, managing director at Clems Sydney, said: “Jeremy has a brilliant reputation in the industry and played a huge part in Leo’s past successes. We’re thrilled to have him on board. Jeremy will play a super important role in our new management team line up. He loves making great work, and has an interesting point of view on how to do it.”
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