Ad agency Iris Sydney has announced Penny Dixon as its managing director after the departure of Simon Porter.
Dixon will report to the agency’s CEO for Asia, Luke Nathans. Dixon joins the agency after a nine-month stint as director of Brand2Content and has held previous senior management roles with M&C Saatchi, JWT and DDB Sydney.
According to Iris: “Her immediate focus will be bringing her leadership experience in to the agency teams and delivering participation platforms for City of Sydney, Diageo, Adidas and Shell.
This is the second major appointment by the agency this month, after Mike Spirkovski was announced as the executive creative director.
iris currently has offices in Singapore, Melbourne, Sydney, Shanghai, New Delhi and Jakarta.
Outgoing MD Simon Porter, who spent over five years in the role, has yet to reveal his next plans.