J Walter Thompson appoint Kyle Abshoff as group account director

J Walter Thompson Sydney has appointed former Saatchi & Saatchi business director Kyle Abshoff as group account director.

Abshoff has previously held account director positions with BMF and BBDO Clemenger working on accounts including Cadbury, St George Bank, Tip Top, NAB, Origin Energy and Royal Bank of Canada.

Kyle Abshoff with client service director, Ana Lynch

In his new role, Abshoff will lead lead several of J Walter Thompson Sydney’s major accounts and report to client service director, Ana Lynch.

“We are thrilled Kyle decided to join our Sydney team,” said Lynch. “He has impressive experience spanning Sydney, Melbourne, and Toronto, and is the perfect fit for our culture and driving the ambitions of our clients and the agency team.”

On joining J Walter Thompson, Abshoff said: “I’m really excited to join the team at JWT. Their enthusiasm, creative ambition, and humble nature feel like the perfect fit, and I look forward to getting started.”

Abshoff commences his new role effective immediately.

Over the past year, J Walter Thompson has done work for clients including John West, and has won the accounts of NSW Rural Fire Service (reappointed), Vintage Cellars and pet care brand Bravecto.


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