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Dani Filer Appointed Global Director of Communications & Marketing of Dentsu Aegis Network

staging.lbbonline.com, 1 year, 11 months ago

Former Travelex communications director to start role in January 2016

Dani Filer Appointed Global Director of Communications & Marketing of Dentsu Aegis Network

Dentsu Aegis Network today announces the appointment of Dani Filer to the role of Global Director of Communications & Marketing, Dentsu Aegis Network. Based at Dentsu Aegis Network’s global headquarters in London, Dani will report into Jerry Buhlmann, CEO of Dentsu Aegis Network.

In her new role Dani will have strategic responsibility for promoting and developing the agency brands of Dentsu Aegis Network, its products, services and its executives, as well as delivering effective, agile and integrated communications to all stakeholders through the leadership of the Global Communications Network.  

With extensive communications and change management experience, Dani joins Dentsu Aegis Network from Travelex, where she has spent the last five years as Communications Director. In this role Dani had responsibility for driving the Global Communications & PR team to successfully raise the profile of the Travelex brand, accountability for the Corporate and Consumer PR agendas, and for managing business change and for transforming employee communication and engagement through an internal digital and social approach.

Prior to working at Travelex Dani was Associate Director at Ogilvy PR in Australia, responsible for communications, CSR and change management programmes for key global FMCG clients, and she also held senior strategic positions at Accenture.

“With ambitious plans and opportunities ahead of us, Dani is joining the business at a critical time and we’re looking forward to leveraging her portfolio of established communication skills to further articulate to all our stakeholders how Dentsu Aegis is different and better,” said Jerry Buhlmann, CEO of Dentsu Aegis Network.

Dani Filer, Global Director of Communications & Marketing, Dentsu Aegis Network said "I am delighted to join Dentsu Aegis Network, one of the world's fastest growing and digitally pioneering agency groups. The success of the organisation is largely due to its strong leadership and great people. I am looking forward to working with the team to further evolve the brands and culture, which in turn will help our clients achieve their business ambitions."

Dani will take up the post at the end of January 2016.