DDB Australia appoints AdNews' Lindsay Bennett to the role of corporate communications manager

IMG_3142 (1).jpgDDB Australia has appointed Lindsay Bennett as its corporate communications manager, effective January 29. Bennett joins DDB from AdNews where she was most recently digital editor.

In her new role, Bennett will take on responsibility for group PR and marketing, as well as bringing an editorial focus to DDB's internal and external communications. She will work closely with DDB's senior leadership team and report to DDB CEO Andrew Little.

Says Little: "It gives me great pleasure to welcome Lindsay to the DDB Group in Australia. With extensive industry knowledge, we are excited to have someone of her calibre in the group and to leverage her capability in the category."

Says Bennett: "It's a difficult decision to leave AdNews and I'm grateful for all the opportunities I've been given. After three years, it's time to take on a new challenge. I'm looking forward to using my journalistic background to communicate DDB's values, vision and purpose to stakeholders."
Says Pippa Chambers, editor, AdNews: "Lindsay has been a great asset to AdNews and played a key role in helping grow our offering. Her enthusiasm and passion for the sector will be greatly missed. We wish her the best of luck in her new role."

The appointment at DDB follows the recent hire of managing director Priya Patel and chief strategy officer Carl Ratcliff.

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