APN Outdoor has appointed Wendy Gower to client marketing director. Gower comes across from UM Melbourne where she was former managing director. The announcement
Today, The former managing director of UM Melbourne, Wendy Gower, has been appointed Client Marketing Director of Australia’s premier out-of-home media company, APN Outdoor. The appointment sees Gower move to the media owner side of the business after a long and successful career in media planning and buying agencies.
In this newly created role, Gower will be responsible for building relationships with key clients and developing new business across a range of categories and will be based in APN Outdoor’s Sydney office.
“I am excited to be moving to the APN Outdoor role, as it is a great opportunity with a terrific company,” said Gower. “It also expands my career into the media-owner side of the business, with Out of Home being such a dynamic category.”
She added, “My time with UM and Mediabrands has been very rewarding and successful, particularly in the past 12 months as MD of UM Melbourne. I am really looking forward to this new chapter.”
Phil Eastwood, General Manager of Sales at APN Outdoor, said the company was delighted to appoint Gower to the Client Marketing role. “Wendy is a highly accomplished media practitioner and manager and we are looking forward to her perspective and contributions to our business.”
Gower has worked in media agencies for the past 18 years in both the UK and Australia. UM announced on August 14 that Gower was relocating from Melbourne to Sydney for family reasons and that her role as managing director of UM Melbourne would be taken by David Angell.
Gower starts work at APN Outdoor on 17th September.
Source: APN Outdoor press release