Following a number of client wins announced in December and continued growth of current clients, Havas Melbourne is excited to announce the appointment of Damian Royce to the newly created position of executive creative director.
In his new role, Royce will be responsible for leading the creative charge of the business, bolstering strategic thinking amongst the team and delivering world class ideas that drive growth for brands.
Royce’s pedigree has seen him recognised at many international and domestic award shows, including Cannes Lions, D&AD, the Effies, Spikes and One Show. In recognition of his creative leadership, Royce has judged at Cannes Lions, London International Awards, New York Festivals, South by Southwest (SXSW), Award and more.
Royce has formerly held creative director positions at Cummins&Partners, TBWA and Clemenger BBDO Melbourne.
Matt Houltham, group managing director, Havas Melbourne said: “Damian is one of those rare creative leaders who meld fantastic digital and experiential skills with more traditional storytelling abilities. His versatility is essential for our Village model, where our creative outputs span every type of channel and format. We are very excited to have him lead the team to build on the momentum of the last six months and help take the agency to the next level.”