THINKERBELL Lands OMD’s Margie Reid As New Managing Partner

THINKERBELL Lands OMD’s Margie Reid As New Managing Partner
SHARE
THIS



Independent agency THINKERBELL has announced the appointment of Margie Reid to the team as managing partner.  Reid will be joining THINKERBELL on January 8th, following a 11-year stint at media agency OMD, including the last few years as managing director.

“I’m pleased to be joining the THINKERBELL team and look forward to practicing a little measured magic for our clients”, said Reid. “We’ve been talking for a while and I guess what made the decision to join them an easy one was their focus on bringing together the very best of marketing sciences and brilliant creative minds.”

“What I’ll be bringing to the party is a broad understanding of the marketing and media landscape, strong management skills, and perhaps upweighting the ‘measured’ component of the ‘measured magic’ proposition,” she said.

THINKERBELL very publically announced they were looking for a managing director type person two months ago.

“We were inundated with people interested in the position,” said Creative Partner Jim Ingram. “However, Margie was the very first person we met, and we instantly knew she was our person.  Margie brings with her a proven track record of leading a happy agency to business success, as well as sharing the same sense of wonder and excitement about the possibilities of THINKERBELL.”

“Adam Ferrier, strategy partner added, “Margie radiates integrity, and a strong sense of self – valuable qualities in an increasingly complex and complicated business landscape.  In Margie we have someone we totally believe in, and we think our clients will too.  Margie will be joining as an equity partner in the agency, and along with PwC’s minority investment, we’re very excited about the people we have on board making our agency a success.”

Some of Reid’s more recent career highlights include; winning the Coles Group and Target accounts, retaining Village Roadshow and winning MFA’s for brands such as Mazda, Red Cross Blood Service and Roadshow Films.

 

Please login with linkedin to comment

Adam Ferrier margie reid OMD Thinkerbell

Latest News

Eyeota Enhances Reach And Targeting Precision For RDA Research
  • Marketing

Eyeota Enhances Reach And Targeting Precision For RDA Research

Leading Australian market research data brand, RDA Research, provides actionable consumer intelligence to help businesses inform decision making and growth strategies. RDA Research wanted to make its unique consumer data available for addressable digital targeting and required a data onboarding partner to help activate their data in an online environment.

Enthral Strengthens Journalistic DNA By Hiring Channel 7 Reporter Sean Sowerby
  • Media

Enthral Strengthens Journalistic DNA By Hiring Channel 7 Reporter Sean Sowerby

Storytelling agency Enthral has appointed Channel 7 reporter and sports presenter Sean Sowerby as its new senior PR and content manager in Melbourne. Sowerby (pictured) started his award-winning career at 3AW before spending more than 15 years in television. Enthral founder and manager director, Cameron Smith, spoke of the significance of Sowerby joining the agency. […]

Blis Puts Its CEO In The Desert In Clever New “Data Drought” Ad
  • Campaigns
  • Technology

Blis Puts Its CEO In The Desert In Clever New “Data Drought” Ad

Ever since Google first announced it would be getting rid of third-party cookies on Chrome, digital advertising businesses have been actively sharing their plans for life after cookies. And now programmatic advertising company Blis might have come up with the most creative way to get the message across, in a new video which sees company […]

Agency Icon Sweeps The SABRE Awards
  • Marketing
  • Media

Agency Icon Sweeps The SABRE Awards

Integrated Melbourne agency Icon has taken top honours in the 2021 SABRE Awards, winning the coveted Australasian Consultancy of the Year for 2021 along with a host of category and craft awards. Icon led a large field of Australian agencies with a total of three major and seven minor awards, including gold in the cause-related […]

Former Agency Execs Launch Car Service Summon
  • Marketing
  • Media

Former Agency Execs Launch Car Service Summon

Former agency executives Tim O’Neill and Tim Fouhy have launched the auto technology startup Summon. Australia’s first full e-commerce service for prestige cars. O’Neill and Fouhy both founded Reactive, a digital agency, which was bought by Accenture in 2016. Following the deal, O’Neill and Fouhy ended up leading the company’s digital marketing arm, Accenture Interactive before […]