Mango Melbourne, part of the DDB Group, has welcomed three new team members following recent business growth.
Carol Laws (right in photo), Janette Henstridge (left) and Maddie Poulson (middle) bring with them experience across PR and events, in sectors including consumer, retail, telecommunications and fashion.
An account director with previous roles at Kate & Co and Porter Novelli, Laws has nine years’ experience working across national and global consumer brands, such as Treasury Wine Estates, Coles, Disney, Warner Bros and Dairy Australia.
Laws said: “I’m really excited to be working with the Mango team – everyone has been so welcoming, and the energy is infectious. I’m looking forward to leading some fantastic consumer campaigns for our clients.”
Henstridge joins Mango as senior account manager from Attention + Influencer (formerly PR Edge) where she worked across a number of high-profile clients, including Cochlear and Telstra, on PR and events. Account Executive Poulson comes home to Australia after spending time in the UK working in luxury fashion PR.
Mango Melbourne general manager Jessica Allison said: “Our ethos is to hire people who are talented and nice, so we’re pleased to welcome three new consultants to the Melbourne team who fit the bill perfectly.”
“Carol has an excellent track record of creating engaging experiences for high-profile brands, Janette brings a wealth of media relations experience to the table, and Maddie is a breath of fresh air with a can-do attitude,” Allison said.
Mango’s clients include: McDonald’s, Unilever, Coles, Volkswagen, TAC and Wella.
Spikes Asia has announced the appointment of Jenny Lau as events director. Based in Singapore, Lau will take overall responsibility for Spikes Asia. Lau (pictured) has worked within the Asia-Pacific advertising industry for more than 20 years and brings a deep understanding of the trends and issues affecting the regional advertising and marketing industry. Lau […]
Global ecommerce and marketplace specialist Pattern has ranked a group of 50 brands selling on Amazon.com.au based on a set of best practice criteria it has developed. Pet brand Zenify topped the ranking in Pattern’s Amazon Australia Benchmarking Report, scoring 82 per cent of the possible marks against a set of criteria designed to measure […]
Fifth Dimension Consulting has announced the expansion of its executive leadership team in response to the organisation’s significant growth over the last 18 months. Lyndall Spooner has moved from the position of managing director to the role of chief executive officer (CEO). As CEO, she will lead Fifth Dimensions’ innovation arm, as well as the […]
GoDaddy Inc. has today announced the Australian launch of GoDaddy Studio, a new content creation tool designed for small and medium businesses to create beautiful visual content for their business for all platforms. Compatible on both iOS and Android mobile apps and desktop, GoDaddy Studio includes thousands of customisable templates and easy-to-use tools, providing small […]
Seismic has announced an expanded New Zealand (NZ) presence to support the transformation of sales and marketing teams, and enable the nation’s employers to focus on upskilling their workforces to overcome a digital skills shortage. The company has also signed NZ-based specialist consultancies, Fresh Perspective Sales (FPS) and Jumping Fox Interactive, as its first two […]
Alex Huntley, Booktopia’s head of customer experience, recently appeared at software company Freshworks’ recent digital CX summit RE:SOLVE. During the summit, Huntley shared his thoughts on future-proofing customer service architecture.Huntley sat down with B&T to discuss Booktopia’s partnership with Freshworks and how it has helped their platform develop. B&T: Why did Booktopia first decide to partner […]
The Edison Agency has made four new appointments in its Sydney office to service the continued growth across key account The Arnott’s Group and the recent appointment to Nestlé Oceania’s strategic packaging design roster. Over the past 12 months, the culmination of strategic and creative work across the Uncle Toby’s brand and continued growth of […]
SCA has announced a new smart speaker experience for the Hit Network, with Tom and Olly’s Guide to Lockdown. A voice-activated way to get inspiration and information on fun activities that can be done at home, the guide is curated to appeal to a wide audience. Smart speaker users will find a range of ideas […]