MediaMonks makes three key hires, formally launches Australian creative operations

MediaMonks has announced three new hires as it formally launches creative operations in Australia.

Kim Jerbo, Shea Warnes and Mark Shunji Davies are joining the creative digital production arm of Sir Martin Sorrell’s S4 Capital, as the agency continues to bolster is capabilities in the market.

Kim Jerbo, Shea Warnes and Mark Shunji Davies

Jerbo takes on the role of creative director APAC, having previously been digital creative director at Leo Burnett Sydney. He has over 12 years experience in the industry having worked with R/GA and AKQA across various global markets.

Warnes has been hired as strategy director, having come to Sydney after working as a digital strategist for several years in London. He’s worked with Havas, VMLY&R and DDB since arriving in Australia.

And Davies joins the team as an executive producer, having previously been at Grumpy Sailor, 303 MullenLowe and Imagination.

Managing Director Vinne Schifferstein

MediaMonks managing director for Australia Vinne Schifferstein said the hires are “sending a message to the market that MediaMonks is growing fast in Australia.”

She said, “MediaMonks has always been proudly rooted in advancing our clients for a digital future, and we’re thrilled to attract so many top Australian creatives to accelerate our unique proposition.

“Our integrated structure means that clients in Australia can access the best local thinking, supported by unparalleled centres of excellence from our offices around the world.”

The new hires follow Sir Martin Sorrell’s recent announcement of plans to rebrand MediaMonks and MightyHive and create a “unitary structure”.

Speaking at Mumbrella360, the S4 Capital founder and executive chairman said the plan is that the rebrand will coincide with the 20th anniversary of MediaMonks in 2021.


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