Slik appoints first general manager amongst 4 hires

Creative agency Slik has announced four appointments, including Sarah Wood as general manager.

Wood joins from experience design agency Imagination, where she held the title of business director for just under eight years and was at the agency for a total of 12 years.

L to R: Sarah Wood, Randle Juan, Sophia East and Kyle Blanshard.

Wood’s role at Slik will see her focus on developing insights and strategies to promote growth for Slik.

Randle Juan has joined Slik as senior art director. Juan joins from his role as senior art director at The Station Agency which he held for six months. He has also worked at Saatchi & Saatchi and Naked.

Joining as senior copywriter is Sophia East. East joins from Digitas Australia, where she was on contract as a senior copywriter. Prior to that role, East was a senior copywriter at Mercerbell from 2013 to 2020. She has worked on campaigns for clients including Allianz, American Express, Qantas and Toyota.

Kyle Blanshard has joined as head of production. Blanchard is returning from the UK, where he spent time in management roles at agencies such as Warp, Grammafilm and Pulse.

Slik’s director and co-founder, Cooper LaPlanche, said: “We’re excited to welcome such a diverse range of talent and energy to the team. All four new hires bring fresh perspectives and are already making an impact here at SLIK, as well as with our clients.”

Earlier this year, Slik was appointed the strategic and creative agency for Active Super.


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