EssenceMediacom names two client partners to manage key accounts

GroupM’s agency EssenceMediacom has appointed two client managing partners, overseeing key clients KFC, NBC Universal, Warner Bros and PlayStation.

With 18 years of media agency experience, Amy Jost joins the media agency from her role leading global intelligence and comms strategy for PepsiCo in New York. She is tasked with building EssenceMediacom’s partnership with KFC.

L-R: Hannah Partner and Amy Jost

Hannah Partner joins as client managing partner across NBC Universal, Warner Bros and PlayStation, having previously worked in senior roles within brands like Nestle, Coca-Cola and ING. She was most recently the client partner at IPG Mediabrands’ UM.

Jost and Partner will report into Stevie Douglas-Neal, managing director of EssenceMediacom, Sydney.

Jost said of her appointment: “Everyone has shown such passion and commitment to the craft of client leadership and building a breakthrough agency. KFC have already been wonderful partners to work with. It’s a fast-paced and innovative account and I can’t wait to work with them on what’s next.”

Partner added: “I’m excited to be joining EssenceMediacom at such a pivotal time for the business … The breakthrough proposition allows for innovation, creativity and a platform for our people to grow and be proud of what they do.”

Both Jost and Partner have joined Sydney’s leadership team.


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