Sunita Gloster appointed CEO of AANA

Sunita_BellamyThe voice of Australia’s major advertisers, The Australian Association of National Advertisers has appointed Sunita Gloster as its new CEO.

Gloster was previously CEO of creative services at Omnilab Media, a role she left about a year ago. She is also a former MD of strategy agency Bellamy Hayden, and early in her career worked at Australian agencies including The Campaign Palace, Y&R Adelaide and Whybin Lawrence TBWA. She also spent a portion of her career overseas at agencies including WCRS, Lowe and M&C Saatchi.

Her appointment comes nine months after predecessor Scott McClellan stepped down.

“We are delighted Sunita is stepping in to the CEO role as she brings a unique set of skills which will help to grow the AANA into a new era,” said Inese Kingsmill, chair of the AANA and director of marketing and communications at Telstra.

Gloster said: “It is an enormous privilege to join the AANA. AANA holds a pivotal role as the industry advocate in promoting responsible self-regulation and commercial freedom of expression.

“I am committed to ensuring that the AANA sits at the heart of every issue by providing an evolving, collaborative and effective resource to all our members as they strive to deliver positive business results.”


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