Following the announcement of its expansion into Melbourne, national independent media agency The Media Store (TMS) has confirmed its first Melbourne staff appointments.
Head of digital Ally Cooney and group business director David Lodge will lead the Toyota and Lexus accounts in Melbourne, under the direction of newly appointed Melbourne general manager Stephen Leeds.
With 17 years’ experience across multiple countries, Cooney has led successful pitches for The Media Store including Toyota Motor Corporation Australia’s SEM business and ghd AU and NZ.
Lodge specialises in cross-functional leadership across paid, earned and owned channels and has worked with The Media Store team to drive such campaigns as Sealy’s 3 Million Club, Sharp’s Big Is Too Small a Word and Toyota’s Megafactories and New Generation Camry.
“With the addition of Ally and David, The Media Store’s Melbourne headquarters is quickly laying the foundation for driven and innovative teams that deliver results and efficiencies for our clients,” said chief executive officer of The Media Store, Craig Jepsen.