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Vizeum Appoints Regional Strategic Director for APAC

staging.lbbonline.com, 2 years, 11 months ago

Ben will move from his current role as Group Strategy Director at Jumptank

Vizeum Appoints Regional Strategic Director for APAC

Vizeum today announced the appointment of Ben Cunnington to the expanding regional team as Strategic Director for Vizeum Asia Pacific based out of Singapore. Ben will move from his current role as Group Strategy Director for Dentsu Aegis Network owned Jumptank Australia to support Vizeum’s local strategy teams on regional clients, drive global product and improve the overall strategic offering.

“It’s great to add such strong talent to our rapidly expanding regional team supporting Vizeum’s growth across Asia Pacific. Ben understands clients’ business drivers, so coupled with his technology, strategy and creative credentials, he is the perfect fit to help deliver the innovative business solutions our clients want.” Kristian Barnes CEO Vizeum Asia Pacific said.

Ben has over 16 years’ experience in the media industry in Australia, starting his career in 1997 working in key planning roles for MEC, Carat and Starcom. He then moved into strategy in 2006 and grew his credentials from there, working as Communications Strategist at Naked Communications, Group Manager Strategy for Telstra Corporation, Strategy Director for MPG/Vizeum and Group Strategy Director for Jumptank, Australia before his move back to Vizeum as Regional Strategic Director for APAC.

“Having worked at Vizeum I was aware of its innovative and entrepreneurial culture, so I was delighted to take on the role of Strategy Lead for APAC.  During my time at Jumptank we constantly pushed the boundaries by combining technology, strategy and creativity to drive our clients businesses. I’m looking forward to building strong connections between people and brands for our clients, and being part of Vizeum’s growth into a key player in the region.” said Ben Cunnington, Regional Strategic Director Vizeum Asia Pacific.

Jumptank continues to play a key role in supporting the agency brands of the Dentsu Aegis Network in Australia with a focus on creative and design.