Leo Burnett Sydney appoints Belinda Drew and Amanda Quested in group business director roles

Amanda Quested and Belinda Drew - Leo Burnett Sydney.jpgLeo Burnett Sydney has bolstered its diverse 50-strong Account Management team with two senior appointments. The agency has hired Belinda Drew (right) and Amanda Quested (left) in group business director roles.
 
New to Leo Burnett is Drew, with over ten years' experience both locally and internationally, Drew's career started at GPY&R where she worked across a diverse range of portfolios from finance and retail, to telecommunications and tourism. Drew then moved to Ogilvy, working on brands including GlaxoSmithKline, Nestlé Purina and the NSW Government. During this time she worked on numerous award-winning campaigns and was identified for multiple rising talent programs, including representing Australia at 'AdChamps' in Sri Lanka.
Most recently, Drew was VP group account director at TBWA\Chiat\Day New York where she led category-breaking work for L'Oreal and Michelin rolled out across the US, Canada and Mexico.
 
After three years, highly awarded Quested has recently returned to Leo Burnett. Originally from the UK and with close to 20 years' industry experience, Quested spent her formative years at BBH London working across a broad range of categories including automotive, financial services, FMCG and alcoholic beverages.  During that time Quested was responsible for launching the world's first branded content channel for Audi UK, and led Unilever's Pan-European Bertolli account, which won numerous effectiveness awards.
 
Joining Leo Burnett the first time in 2007, Quested ran an award winning portfolio - Canon, McDonald's and WWF's Earth Hour. Quested's career has also seen her working as client services director at Host and, most recently as a senior consultant for recruitment firm Hourigan International.  
 
Says Pete Bosilkovski, client services director Leo Burnett Sydney: "I'm excited to welcome Belinda, and to welcome back Amanda to the team. Both are exceptional talents with world-class experience. We're in a period of strong growth which is allowing us to attract more of the industry's best senior talent and both Belinda and Amanda's exceptional skillsets give us greater depth further enhancing our senior offering."

2 Comments

Izzy said:

Congrats Bel! Good luck.

Rich C said:

Congrats Bel and congrats Leos on a great hire.

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