Spotlight on Women Creatives: Marianne O'Brien, creative director, Clemenger BBDO, Brisbane

MARIANNE-HARVEY-2018.jpgAs part of a daily series Campaign Brief shines the spotlight on the top female executive creative directors and creative directors in Australia...

Marianne O'Brien (née Harvey) is creative director at Clemenger BBDO, Brisbane

Marianne has helped build brands such as Virgin, Coke and News Ltd, and also pitched and won the global digital account for the world's biggest soap brand, Lux by Unilever.

Marianne is a strategic thinker who has worked in Australia, New Zealand and Singapore, has ranked in the world's top 20 young creatives, and recently represented Australia as a judge at Cannes.

She's spoken at TEDx, presented at the national Social Media Summit, lectured at QUT and UQ, and consistently had work recognised at an international level.

For the full up-to-date list of all ad agency creatives and producers and production companies in Australia and New Zealand go to Portfolio & Reel Reel


Mono said:

We like Marianne. Smart, creative and a genuinely lovely person too.
If Cristian Staal’s forearm didn’t have so much reach, I would have approached Mrs O’Brien for a typographic tryst long ago.

BL said:

Great talent and a sweet soul too.

A Fan said:

Marianne is probably the smartest, nicest and best person I have worked with in this industry.

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