M&C SAATCHI PROMOTES WELSH TO EXEC CREATIVE DIRECTOR
M&C Saatchi has made some significant changes in its creative offering in the Sydney office with a number of key promotions.
The first promotion is Ben Welsh (pictured), who becomes executive creative director after eight years at the agency.
In addition, the agency now has three creative directors: Michael Andrews, Oliver Devaris and Graham Johnson.
All three will continue to have responsibility for individual clients, with Devaris and Johnson continuing their high profile work for LA clients including San Diego Zoo as well as the Sydney agencies biggest clients.
Said Tom McFarlane, regional creative director: “These are exceptional creatives who have a great history together. I’ve been working with Ben for 12 years, Oli and Graham have been together at M&C Saatchi for more than six years, Michael and Ben have worked her together for more than five years.
“The beauty of these guys is that they are grown ups and can deal with big clients as well as create great work. They are responsible for the overall output from the creative department and their influence, talent and guidance for all teams is invaluable.”