R/GA Sydney executive creative director Gavin McLeod departs agency after 4 years in the role

Gavin Mcleod PR-Medium-web.jpgAustralia: Gavin McLeod, executive creative director at R/GA Sydney is leaving the agency after four years to pursue opportunities overseas. McLeod joined R/GA in January 2013 from TBWA Sydney where he held the role of ECD since March 2011.

Prior to TBWA Sydney, he had four years as creative director of M&C Saatchi/Mark, Sydney where it was consistently the most awarded direct agency in the country, boasting several "agency of the year" accolades as well as being the second most awarded in the world in 2006 and the third most awarded in the world in both 2007 and 2008, according to the WON report.

Apart from being awarded at every major award show, McLeod (pictured) has chaired juries at AWARD, AdFest and ADMA as well as judging at D&AD, The Caples and Cannes.
Says Rebecca Bezzina, VP managing director, R/GA Sydney: "Gav has decided to embark on a new challenge overseas in the New Year. He was a founding member of the R/GA Sydney team and has done an amazing job over the last 4 years in building the business. Gav goes with nothing but our warmest wishes, and leaves us in outstanding health with a fantastic client roster and a strong, vibrant creative department that's in excellent hands."

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