WPP’s sports entertainment and sponsorship agency PRISM has announced a raft of new hires to its team nationally.
Appointments include those of:
- Dan Collier-Hill, formerly commercial and strategy director at Kore Software appointed as strategy director to lead all strategic projects, data and insights work and property evaluations for PRISM AUNZ’ clients
- Rennie Gilchrist, formerly commercial manager at Melbourne Storm appointed as senior partnerships and commercial manager will be the lead across BP & Supercars, Cricket and KFC and AFL/AFLW
- Nick Verhelst, formerly corporate partnership director at Sydney Swans appointed as partnership director to lead partnership team
- Virginia Clarke, formerly partnership director at SEL appointed as partnership manager to be partnership lead across Vodafone/ cricket, KFC and NRL/cricket
L-R: Nick Verhelst, Dan Collier-Hill, Virginia Clarke and Rennie Gilchrist.
Despite COVID implications affecting some of its client’s planned activity, PRISM AUNZ has experienced significant growth over the last 18 months.
Following several recent competitive pitches, PRISM AUNZ was awarded business from Bankwest, Uber, eBay, Mitsubishi and the Victorian Government primarily in the property evaluation and strategy space as well as partnership negotiation and project management. Thanks to an unlimited access to data, insights, resources, and global best-case work as part of the WPP network, PRISM AUNZ has expanded and evolved their capabilities to new areas.
Shannan Quinn, managing director, PRISM AUNZ said, “As we expand upon our products and services, these new hires are intrinsic in enabling us to service our clients at a higher level.
“I am beyond exiting to welcome Dan, Nick, Rennie and Virginia to the PRISM AUNZ team. All of them bring a unique and different skill set to the business and have amazing experience and contacts in the industry which will only further bolster our capabilities.
“With multiple new business wins in the bag already this year, combined with our growth trajectory, it’s a very exciting time to be joining– I’m looking forward to seeing what’s in store with our new recruits leading the charge.”
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