Starcom Sydney has promoted Rebecca Ho to the new role of head of investment, effective immediately.
Moving from her current position as group investment director, Ho will lead the agency’s investment product, working closely with media partners to drive maximum value for clients.
Ho will report into Starcom’s national head of HX partnerships, Mark Duffy, and support Sydney managing director Nancy Lan.
“As a business powered by our people, Rebecca is an exceptional talent who is passionate about delivering investment-driven solutions for our clients,” Lan said in a statement.
“She exemplifies our culture of ‘Never Standing Still’ in everything she does, and we are thrilled to recognise her achievements.”
On her appointment, Ho said: “I am honoured to take on this new role and lead the investment product and team in Sydney. I am excited about where Starcom is heading and the momentum we are building through our People Powered Growth framework.”
Meanwhile, Martin Newman has been appointed chief client officer as a maternity cover for Louise Romeo. He joins from WPP where he was most recently the client lead for Vodafone.
Newman previously worked at Starcom for more than six years.
Lan added: “Martin joins us at an exciting time as we continue to deliver on P&G’s challenge of anticipating their business needs. His wealth of experience in group marketing services roles across categories and markets will be a major asset for our clients and team.”
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