Saxon Shirley appointed senior account director at Weber Shandwick Australia

Weber Shandwick has appointed Saxon Shirley as senior account director to build and develop its lifestyle division as well as direct the Vodafone Hutchison Australia (VHA) account.

Saxon Shirley to lead on account: Vodafone Hutchison
Saxon Shirley to lead on account: Vodafone Hutchison
Shirley, who will be responsible for managing the lifestyle practice, identifying and pursuing new business opportunities and maintaining key relationships with senior clients as well as extending the use of digital in the lifestyle portfolio, reports to Weber Shandwick Australia chairman Ian Rumsby.
 
‘Over the past 12 months, Weber Shandwick has secured significant new work from leading organisations, and we’re experiencing strong demand for our personal approach and unique solutions. Saxon is well positioned to help us continue this growth and provide our clients with smart communications strategies,’ said Rumsby.
 
Shirley’s appointment builds on the growth and recent strengthening of Weber Shandwick Australia’s senior management team following the recent appointments of Elke Pascoe to head of lifestyle, Carly Herrig to head of corporate and Ian Rumsby to chairman of Weber Shandwick Australia.

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