Zoo Group’s founder and CEO Pawl Cubbin passes away

The founder and CEO of Canberra-based creative agency Zoo Group, Pawl Cubbin, has died.

Cubbin founded the advertising agency which once had offices in Sydney, Melbourne and Canberra, in 2003.

Cubbin was the founder and CEO at Zoo Group

As reported in The Canberra Times, Jimi Bostock, former Zoo Group creative director, said Cubbin “just had this energy and excitement for creative ideas and new ways of doing things”.

“The one thing I knew about Pawl was it was never about the money – it was the thrill of taking an idea and turning that idea into a reality,” Bostock told the publication.

Zoo Group’s Melbourne office closed in November last year while its Sydney office is reported to have entered liquidation a couple of months ago.

According to The Canberra Times, The Canberra office is set to close on May 4.

A spokesperson from Zoo Group Canberra, said: “He will be sorely missed.

“The team has been back and forth on phones today just comforting each other.”

Zoo Group had worked with clients including Cricket Australia, Engineers Australia, Unilever and the Lien Foundation.

Note: If you or someone close to you requires personal assistance, please contact Lifeline Australia on 13 11 14.


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