Jon Holloway leaves R/GA after just 18 months as Rebecca Bezzina returns

Jon Holloway, managing director of R/GA, has departed the agency, with Cummins & Partners MD and former R/GA executive Rebecca Bezzina returning to fill the role just seven months after leaving.

Jon HollowayHolloway is believed to be moving into a new business outside the advertising industry but declined to comment on his next move.

The ad executive joined R/GA in February last year with the agency highlighting his “rich history in digital innovation” as a key reason for bringing him on board.

At the time of the appointment, EVP and managing director for RG/A, Jim Moffat, said that Holloway had been hand-picked for the role.Rebecca Bezzina

Holloway’s departure marks the return of Bezzina to the agency where she previously worked as managing director of client services.

Bezzina was with R/GA as it grew from five to more than 60 staff, leaving the agency in February to become managing director of Cummins & Partners’ Sydney office ‘at the beginning of this year.

Moffat said of Bezzina’s return: “We are very happy to welcome Becs back to R/GA as VP, managing director. Her deep understanding of our culture, her past history of success at R/GA, and knowledge of the Australian marketplace make her the perfect person to lead our operations here.”

Bezzina joined Cummins from M&C Saatchi, where she was group head, leading the Commonwealth Bank account, and has previously worked with M&C Saatchi/Mark.


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