Joe Heath joins Saatchi & Saatchi Melbourne as planning director

Saatchi & Saatchi Melbourne has hired Joe Heath as its planning director.

Heath was previously the director of innovation at CHE Proximity for just over two years and left the agency in August.

Saatchi & Saatchi’s Alex Speakman and Joe Heath

Heath has also spent time at Ogilvy & Mather, Clemenger BBDO, AMV BBDO and JWT.

Alex Speakman, Saatchi & Saatchi’s managing partner and director of strategy has also been promoted to the role of executive planning director.

Speakman joined the agency from BWM Dentsu in 2011 as the agency’s senior strategic partner.

“We look forward to further strengthening our development approach. Of course, it will continue to evolve as we further integrate strategic disciplines across our clients’ businesses, but we believe this multi-skilled team working as one will help deliver impossible outcomes for our clients, and that’s what we are most excited about,” Speakman said in a statement.



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