Whitnall’s appointment is effective immediately.
The new-look team will be led by recently appointed OMD Melbourne MD Dianne Richardson.
Cookson commences with OMD from April 2018
She was previously the chief strategy officer at UM USA
REA and OMD team up for a first-of-its-kind study
Whitnall joins a growing list of OMD execs returning to the agency
Gavin Gibson returns to the agency as national chief strategy officer
OMD Melbourne has experienced significant growth in the last 12 months
Omnicom Media Group promotes Aimee Buchanan to replace Peter Horgan as CEO OMD Australia
Media owners get insight into the agency’s clients
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