DDB Sydney Names Matt Chandler As ECD

DDB Sydney Names Matt Chandler As ECD
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DDB Sydney has announced the promotion of Matt Chandler to executive creative director, following a strong year of growth for the agency in 2020.

Having joined the agency as senior copywriter in 2013, Chandler was promoted to creative director in 2016 and deputy ECD in 2019. Prior to DDB, Chandler worked at leading agencies including Droga5, JWT and M&C Saatchi in Sydney and London.

During his tenure, Chandler has created award-winning work for the agency’s roster of clients, including Westpac, McDonald’s and Volkswagen, and played an instrumental role in DDB’s record-breaking new business wins in 2020.

In his new role, Chandler will support national chief creative officer Ben Welsh and DDB Sydney chief creative officer Tara Ford in the day-to-day running of the business, continue to mentor the wider creative team, and drive growth for clients through the power of creativity.

“I love the DDB Sydney creative department. To an unprofessional degree,” Chandler said. “The years I’ve spent with all these passionate, talented and hilarious people has made me a far better creative, and person, frankly.

“Making brilliant work for our equally brilliant clients has taken us a long way together, so I couldn’t be more excited to help lead the next chapter alongside Ben and Tara.”

Welsh said: “Matt is a great creative, a tireless craftsman and a compassionate human being. These attributes have taken him far and will continue to do so.”

Ford added: “Matt cares about the agency and its people beyond his remit. He cares about the people and the work. And importantly he also thinks about the bigger picture. He has helped shape what DDB is today and continues to question and push us to be better. I am thrilled for him.”

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