Former Starcom Brisbane GM Brett Nielson joins Ooh Media

Former general manager of Starcom Brisbane Brett Nielson has been appointed as Ooh Media’s business development director to expand Queensland operations.  

The announcement:

April 5, 2011 –

oOh!media has attracted another senior media agency executive to help further its strategic sales and marketing efforts in Queensland.

Former General Manager of Starcom Brisbane, Brett Nielson, will join oOh! in May as its new Business Development Director in Brisbane to further grow out-of-home and oOh!media in this critical market.

This is the company’s third appointment from a media agency background in the past year.

Mr Nielson was with Starcom for nearly six years, most recently as General Manager, and previously, as Client Business Director managing a range of clients including Subway, Metcash, Australian Insurance Holdings, Coffee Club and Battery World.

Prior to Starcom, Mr Nielson held various sales management positions with the Seven and Nine Networks across both the Sydney and Brisbane markets.

oOh!’s Brisbane State Sales Manager, Peter Reynolds, said Mr Nielson will bring extensive media strategy and planning skills to the roll.

“Brett’s well known and respected in the Brisbane market, so he’ll be able to help us further enhance our ability to provide smart solutions and give our clients what they want,” Mr Reynolds said.

Mr Nielson’s appointment further cements oOh!’s human resource strategy of sourcing the best talent from the media industry, with a particular focus on people with sales and media agency experience.

Source: Ooh Media press release


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