DDB Group Sydney strengthens with appointment of Holler's Richard Morgan as creative director

Richard Morgan1.jpgCB Exclusive - DDB Group Sydney has announced the appointment of Richard Morgan as creative director.
 
Previously at leading digital agency Holler, Morgan joins the DDB Group Sydney creative team fresh off its recent awards success, including 'Best in Show' at IAB and four Cannes Lions, which included a Gold.
 
Says Dylan Harrison, DDB Group Sydney executive creative director: "Richard joins our creative family with a modern communications pedigree that will ensure we remain absolute leaders in social creativity. I couldn't be more delighted.
 
"He is passionate not only about what our clients are currently doing but also taking them closer to the upper limits of their potential. He brings with him great innovation, enthusiasm and experience."
Says Morgan: "There are huge creative opportunities ripe for the picking at DDB Group Sydney. There is significant depth of talent from top to bottom of the agency and their commitment to great work is virtually unparalleled at this scale in Australia. I am excited about working with world class clients in a world class agency and can't wait to get in there."
 
Morgan commented that he feels the timing is right to move on from Holler and he is leaving the agency in great shape.
 
Says Morgan: "We've put in a lot of groundwork at Holler over the past year to take it to the next level. I'm happy that the agency has never been in better shape and I wish them well for the future." 
 
Prior to joining Holler, Morgan spent six years at BMF Sydney as associate CD, where he was one of the agency's most awarded creatives. Before that he spent three years at AMV•BBDO London.
 
Morgan brings a breadth of industry experience having worked on accounts including Lion Nathan, Reckitt Benkiser, Bonds, Heineken, Meat & Livestock Association, Dairy Farmers, Goodman Fielder, IKEA, British Telecom, Telstra, Toyota, Guinness, Mars, Coca Cola, Pfizer, Gillette, The Economist and more.
 
He has also won multiple industry awards including Gold, Silver and Bronze at Cannes, Silver at D&AD, Gold at the One Show, British Television Awards, Caples, ECHO, London International, Silvers at Clio, six silvers and 12 bronze at AWARD. 
 
Morgan has also lectured Communications Council AdSchool, was on the 2012 Digital AWARD judging panel and lectured this year's AWARD School.

11 Comments

Tim said:

Congrats Reggie.

jnr/snr said:

nice one - congrats mate!

Nick said:

Congratulations Reggie, well deserved. You are a good bastard and they are a very strong shop.

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FF said:

Congrats!!

Woof said:

Congrats dawg, you'll kill it!

Alex said:

Well done mate, from everyone at Barrett's

Redgreg said:

Well done Reggie - well deserved.

Roxy said:

Well done Mystery. Good one.

Justin H said:

Congrats Rich - you'll kill it

Flo said:

Now that's what a man should look like. Good luck and stop calling me.

steve said:

welcome to the neighbourhood Mystery. that photo looks like the BUPA healthier you :)

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