Press release from Business Wire
Andrew Davie Returns to Lead Wunderman Australia and New Zealand
Friday, July 19, 2013
Andrew Davie Returns to Lead Wunderman Australia and New Zealand14:42 EDT Friday, July 19, 2013
SYDNEY (Business Wire) -- Stephane Faggianelli, president of Wunderman Asia Pacific, appointed Andrew Davie as managing director of Wunderman Australia and New Zealand.
An integrated communications and advertising specialist with over 18 years of experience, Davie joined Wunderman Australia from New York, where he was the North America managing director at Red Fuse Communications.
Previously, Davie was at Y&R where he was the account managing director for Colgate Asia Pacific from 2003 to 2008. During that time, he was instrumental in the expansion into China where he partnered extensively with AGENDA.
Davie started his career at The Campaign Palace in Sydney, and has worked on global brands in New York with Darcy Masius Benton & Bowles and Berlin Cameron, as well as running the integrated communications division for Photon.
Based in Sydney Davie is responsible for Wunderman operations in Sydney, Melbourne and New Zealand. Among his priorities is to further develop Wunderman's digital and CRM capabilities. He will leverage synergies with Bienalto, to drive advanced data analytics and optimization of user experiences for all clients. Davie reports directly to Faggianelli.
Davie brings to the role a comprehensive understanding of the Asia Pacific region as well as strong integrated expertise on international brands and managing senior client engagements. His client portfolio includes brands such as Procter & Gamble, Reebok International, Jim Beam Brands, Coca-Cola, Accenture and H&R Block.
Commenting on the appointment, Faggianelli said, “Andrew Davie is a proven leader and has an impressive track record of delivering for clients. I am very pleased to give him the helm of our operations in Australia and drive them to the next level.”
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