Brisbane independent media agency Media Circus to move client list to MEC

GroupM media agency MEC is to expand its Brisbane client list, taking on local brands including Choices Flooring, TradeTools, Maytronics and Queensland Master Builders after it reached a deal with independent Media Circus whose founder Teena Jameson is retiring.

MEC Media CircusJameson, who is both a founder and managing director of Media Circus made the deal which will see MEC increase its footprint in the market significantly.

MEC CEO, James Hier, said in a statement: “Strengthening our national presence is a priority for MEC, and this bolstering of our Brisbane offering is another demonstration of our commitment to the market and our existing clients here.

Jane has done an outstanding job growing our business to date and the opportunity to bring on more clients and staff will further boost our overall strength in the market, to the benefit of existing and new clients.”


Jameson: retiring after a long career in media

Teena Jameson will work with Jane Sullivan, the Brisbane managing director of MEC to manage the transition.Jameson established Media Circus in July 2011, following her departure from Mitchell’s, which is now Carat Brisbane, after more than 10 years running what was then Queensland’s largest media agency. 

Jameson added: “After 40 wonderful years in the industry, it’s time for me to focus on my other passions, including animal welfare.

“MEC is the perfect partner to offer continuity, minimal disruption and a broader range of services to the clients who have supported Media Circus over the past five years. For our staff, this is also a great opportunity to enjoy enhanced career opportunities through the GroupM global network.”

MEC expanded into Brisbane in 2013 – pizza brand Dominos is its largest client.


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