opr has announced a range of staff promotions across its family of communications agencies in celebration and recognition of their hard work and personal development alongside leading and working on award-winning creative and strategic campaigns.
Rachel Stanton has been promoted from Managing Partner to Managing Director of its health communications agency, LIFE. While Miriam Wells has been appointed opr’s Head of Strategy and Creative, reporting to Bridget Jung, Chief Creative & Strategy Officer.
Back row (L-R): Alan Tanner, Miriam Wells, James Curtis, Rachel Stanton, Sarah Quinlivan
Seated (L-R): Emma Bridgeman, Nino Tesoriero
Nino Tesoriero has been appointed Chief Counsel, a new role that will see him head up the agency’s crisis, issues and reputation management offer, as he continues to counsel senior clients on their most complex communications issues.
opr also announced the newly created role of Business Development Director to support the operations, marketing and new business efforts – a role that will be shared by Emma Bridgeman and Sarah Quinlivan. While Alan Tanner and James Curtis have both been promoted to the roles of Directors.
opr is one of Australia’s largest agencies with communications specialists based in Sydney, Melbourne and Canberra.
Offering a broad range of integrated services across professional disciplines and industry sectors, including: Howorth for business and technology, Pulse for consumer brands, Parker & Partners for public affairs and LIFE for health communications.
“opr’s continued growth and success enables it to promote, reward and invest in Australia’s top talent,” said opr chief executive officer, Richard Brett. “These new roles and responsibilities are recognition of their great work and their commitment to delivering meaningful results to our clients everyday.”
“With the strong leadership capabilities and unique experiences that Rachel, Miriam, Nino, Emma, Sarah, Alan and James bring, I’m confident our company will maintain this momentum and further deepen opr’s impact on our clients and their success.”
“Their remit continues to provide communications consultancy and strategic creative support across a range of the leading global and local brands we work with alongside supporting the internal operations and functions of our business,” said Brett.
opr also announced a further 10 promotions across the business – from account servicing teams, to strategy and creative – in addition to a host of promotions announced in November 2020 reflecting the talent within its specialist practices.
The promotions follow a raft of recent business wins including; JDRF, ALDI, Pacific Knowledge Systems and TCS (Tata Consultancy Services), SkyJed and Sterling and Wilson Solar Australia Pty Ltd.
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