Sunday, May 07, 2006


Bush Atkins, Sydney has appointed senior writer Damian Linklater, who has been at the agency since mid last year, to creative director, following the departure of Colin Sevitt after almost two years in the role.
Prior to joining Bush Atkins, Linklater spent several years in Africa, most recently as CD at McCann-Erickson in Kenya. Before that, CD at Access Leo Burnett, and senior writer at Ogilvy & Mather.
Originally from Sydney, Linklater has had gigs at DDB and George Patterson Partners. His awards includes Cannes Lions, Clio, New York Festivals and multiple gold, silver and bronze APA awards, plus repeated APA Best of Show.
At Bush Atkins Linklater worked on the launch of Sydney’s Cross City Tunnel and on the associated Think & Drive campaign for the tunnel pass brand Beep.
Bush Atkins has also formed an alliance with strategic brand and communications consultancy, Grow, owned by former Saatchi Sydney and Saatchi London suit, Jamie Clift.


Anonymous Anonymous said...

Good on ya Link.

10:03 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Damien rules. He wrote ads inside hot air balloons while the great migration was taking place below. And now his long-lost brother Julian Horton is Where's Wallying HIS way around the plains of Africa. Fuck awards. THAT is some cool shit.

2:11 AM  
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12:44 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

he is a splendid chap...we once shared a sofa at channel 9 and i liked him very much...good job and congrats damian pity we didn't get to work together.


1:33 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

He looks like Sydney Suit.

2:08 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Any man that can write an award winning ad while being stared down by a bull elephant gets my vote. Well done Linklater. Great news.

2:55 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Well done Damo. Looking forward to seeing the work. It’s always a pleasure.

2:58 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Well done... all the best in the new role.

3:16 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

he touched me once...inappropriately...i still have the stain.

5:42 PM  

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