Mark Harricks Joins VCCP Sydney As Executive Creative Director
VCCP has announced the appointment of Mark Harricks as executive creative director for Australia, as the agency continues to grow as a real creative force in this market.
One of the most awarded and respected creative leaders in Australia, Harricks joins VCCP having built his reputation in the region at JWT, DDB and Clemenger BBDO. In addition, he also chairs AWARD and is a board member at The Communications Council.
As ECD, working alongside Dean Hunt, he will lead VCCP’s creative output across agency clients such as Compare the Market, Appliances Online and also ING Direct, following VCCP’s appointment as lead creative agency in December 2014.
Harricks’ creative reputation speaks for itself. He has been recognised at Cannes, including a Titanium Integrated Lion and Four Gold Lions, at D&AD, Spikes, One Show, The Clios and AWARD. He has also been invited to judge at Cannes, OneShow, Clios and AWARD.
VCCP managing director Peter Grenfell said: “Mark’s track record speaks for itself, he’s going to be a fantastic creative leader at VCCP. He’s also a thoroughly nice guy, which is equally important. With this team in place, this is an agency who can and will compete with the very best.”