Vivid appoints Ben Shapiro as managing director

Technology services and digital marketing agency Vivid Group has appointed Ben Shapiro as managing director.

The announcement:

Technology services and digital marketing agency Vivid Group has appointed Ben Shapiro as Managing Director.

Ben has worked with a number of leading technology focused businesses including OBS, The Nintex Group, Fujitsu Australia, Avanade and most recently, Empired Limited.

Luke Littlefield, CEO of Dentsu Aegis Network of which Vivid is part of, said: “Ben has an exceptional mix of technical skills and management expertise, and is experienced in driving strategy, marketing and sales for technology focused businesses, including founding and selling his own technology services company. His skillset and personal attributes made him the standout candidate for the role and I am delighted to welcome him to Vivid and the Dentsu Aegis Network.”

Ben Shapiro said: “Vivid has an innovative and inspiring approach to technology and creative, with a high calibre team delivering outstanding solutions that tick both boxes. I’m looking forward to joining the team and working with Vivid across its Perth, Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane offices to continue the growth of the business.”

Vivid is one of the most experienced technology and digital agencies in Australia with more than 17 years in market. It has more than 40 staff across Australia and works with clients such as Sunbeam, Voyager Estate, JB Hi Fi, Tourism WA and Fusion Retail Brands which includes JAG, Colorado and Williams. Its specialities include retail eCommerce, intranets and digital marketing platforms.

Ben replaces Piers Hogarth-Scott, who led the business for three years before making the decision to move on to his next challenge.

Source: Dentsu Aegis Network Australia & New Zealand media release


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