R/GA makes 11 hires including associate strategy director

R/GA has appointed 11 staff across several teams, including Siona Singletary as associate strategy director.

The announcement:

R/GA Australia has been on a spree of strategic hires in 2021 as they continue to grow off a number of new clients, including APL, Mecca, Uber, and more. They are further diversifying their strategic capability across the breadth of experience, research & insights, data, technology, social, communications, and brand.

Siona Singletary joined as Associate Strategy Director and Scott McKinnon as a senior strategist; The experience strategy team was bolstered by Cristina Douglas and Stephen Naimo (both Experience Design Directors); the data science team added Rohan Batia and Jobin John (both data analysts) as well as Marc Williamson (Manager, Data Sciences); the growth marketing team added Lewis Pola (SEO analyst) the social team added Claire Rorke (community manager), Matt Vandenberg (community manager) and Callum James (senior social strategist).

“Founded on the Bauhaus movement, at R/GA, we genuinely have a passion for creating teams that have different skills, perspectives, and backgrounds to solve today’s increasingly complex problems,” said Jon Holloway, VP & Executive Strategy Director, R/GA Australia. “We continue to grow and build a team that has the strategic, creative and technical capability to help brands dominate in the most human and effective way for today and tomorrow’s world,” he added.

2021 new hires pictured along with Jon Holloway – VP, Executive Strategy Director, Australia: Callum James – Senior Social Strategist; Lewis Pola – SEO Analyst; Cristina Douglas – Experience Design Director; Matt Vandenberg – Community Manager; Claire Rorke – Community Manager; Stephen Naimo – Experience Design Director; Marc Williamson – Manager, Data Sciences; Jobin John – Data Analyst; Siona Singletary – Associate Strategy Director; Scott McKinnon – Senior Strategist; Rohan Bhatia – Data Analyst.

“Our ambition is to help clients innovate at the intersection of brand, experience, comms, and technology,” said Michael Titshall, VP Managing Director, R/GA Australia. “We believe having this diverse team under one strategic offering puts our clients in a stronger position to more effectively connect with people’s changing media behaviors and technology habits.”

Source: R/GA media release


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