Mediacom promotes Ben McCallum to Sydney managing director

WPP AUNZ’s Mediacom has announced the promotion of Ben McCallum to managing director, Sydney, from his former position of general manager, Sydney.

The new role is effective immediately and sees McCallum take on leadership responsibility for new business, strategic partnerships and product development.

McCallum’s new role is effective immediately

Mediacom called McCallum a “respected leader both internally and externally”.

“Over the past 18 months, I have loved watching Ben blossom as a leader. He’s established himself one of the industry’s brightest upcoming leaders and is equally loved by our teams, our clients and our media partners,” Willie Pang, CEO of Mediacom AUNZ said.

“His appointment to the role of managing director is richly deserved and I’m thankful for the sacrifices he has made to make us better. Ben lives and breathes our ‘people first’ ethos which serves as an inspiration for everyone in our Sydney team. We have big aspirations for the coming years and under Ben’s leadership, I’m confident that we will accelerate on our path of growth.”

McCallum has more than 16 years’ advertising experience working for a number of agencies in London, Manchester and Sydney, joining the Mediacom network in 2015.

“I am delighted to be taking on the MD role at Mediacom Sydney. The team here are phenomenal at what they do and I know we are on the path to achieving great things together. This can already be seen in the work we have delivered  recently with our clients, media partners and network of agencies,” McCallum said.

“It’s my intention to take our people and clients on a journey of growth and prosperity.”


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