Andy Fackrell takes up permanent executive creative director role at DDB New Zealand

Screen shot 2011-10-17 at 1.33.33 PM-thumb-400x435-60299.jpgAndy Fackrell has signed on the dotted line to become the permanent ECD at DDB New Zealand after only 8 months into his temporary 12 month contract since taking over from Toby Talbot.

Says Fackrell: "This was really a natural decision for me. Within a short time I knew I'd landed in an agency consistently striving for greatness. DDB NZ is the equal of the best international agencies and I'm thrilled to be driving its creative output."

Renowned for his work on two of the greatest sports brands in the world, adidas and Nike, Fackrell has collected an absurd number of awards for his campaigns.
A returning Kiwi, Fackrell has worked the majority of his career in international agencies. He spent nine years at 180 Amsterdam and prior to thatworked on Nike at Weiden + Kennedy Portland where he won the Cannes Grand Prix for Nike ad 'Tag'.

Sandy Moore, Group CEO, DDB New Zealand said Fackrell has already stamped his originality on DDB.

Says Moore: "His blend of international sensibilities and Kiwi roots consistently impresses clients. Under his steer the Westpac business was won and great work has already had an impact in the market such as Instant Kiwi's Push Your Luck and McDonald's Staying Up Late."

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