BuzzFeed Australia has hired two new team members as it continues to grow our commercial operations and help local and global marketers reach their target audiences, David Nemes and Brad Arnold are joining the team.
Nemes joins as director of brand strategy and will lead commercial operations for BuzzFeed Australia. He’ll be responsible for partnering with clients and agencies to create compelling campaigns and help them engage with the 200M+ monthly visitors on BuzzFeed.
Prior to BuzzFeed, David was one of the first hires for LinkedIn in APAC. There, he helped establish LinkedIn’s presence in Australia & South East Asia. David has more than 10 years of digital experience, where he’s focused on building teams, driving strategy and expanding businesses into new regions.
Arnold joins as manager of brand strategy and will develop and manage client-direct and agency partnerships. He’ll initially focus his efforts on market education sessions and understanding of BuzzFeed’s value proposition to advertisers.
Working with new and existing clients — like ATO, Presto, REA, Open Universities Australia, Microsoft, Google and Ford — David and Brad will continue expanding our advertising opportunities in Australia.
Arnold brings more than 10 years experience working within some of Australia’s top digital publishers, such as Real Estate, Telstra Ad Network/MCN and MTV. On the agency side, he’s worked for Universal McCann, Starcom and Carat.