OMD appoints Rhys Gower to business director

OMD has appointed Rhys Gower to business director, working on the accounts of McDonalds and Beiersdorf. Gower moves across from Mindshare Sydney where he was partner – client leadership.

The announcement:

Following the promotion of Dan Sinfield to National Head of Trading & Implementation late last year, OMD is pleased to announce the appointment of Rhys Gower as Business Director working on the McDonald’s and Beiersdorf accounts.

With a strong collaborative approach to working with clients, and a thorough understanding of the strategic and executional components of the communications process; Gower brings more than 13 years agency experience working across a wide range of categories including a number of leading global brands such as Diageo, Burger King, Philips Electronics and Nivea.

Gower joins OMD from Mindshare Sydney where he worked as Partner – Client Leadership, running one of their largest and longest-standing accounts, Kimberly Clark, as well as the Volvo business.

Mark Jarrett, Managing Director of OMD Sydney said “We are very excited to have Rhys on board – Rhys brings with him a wealth of Australian agency experience and great depth of knowledge in the FMCG and retail sectors, built on experience with a multitude of household names”.

Rhys Gower said of his appointment “OMD’s consistent success over the last decade has been standout, so I consider joining the company a real honour. The direction the leadership team have set for the business, the focus the agency place on their people, and the incredibly strong partnerships they foster with their clients make this a very exciting place to work, at an exciting time for the industry”.

Gower will be based in OMD Sydney and will report into Mark Jarrett.

Source: OMD press release


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