Annabel Gelardi promoted to group trading director at PHD

PHD trading director Annabel Gelardi has been promoted to the role of group trading director, with the move seeing her take responsibility for spearheading the investment across PHD’s client base.

Gelardi has spent over five years at PHD, during which time she has supported the industry through her involvement in the MFA Foundations Training Program.

National head of trading, Joanna Barnes, to whom Gelardi will report, said “Annabel brings immense energy, curiosity, and critical thinking to the role, she is extremely talented with a history of delivering outstanding results across her client base and team”.

“The tumultuous period we have been through has really emphasised the importance of both hard and soft skills needed in the role and Annabel has the skills we need now and into the future,” she added.

Gelardi started her career at Publicis’ Starcom and GroupM’s Mediacom. She has worked in both the UK and Australia, and joined Omnicom media agency PHD – whose client list includes Spotlight, Virgin Australia, LG Electronics, Unilever and Bayer – in 2016.


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