PHD Australia, part of Omnicom Media Group, has announced that Mark Jarrett has been appointed CEO, effective immediately.
Jarrett, formerly Managing Director of PHD, has been a major part in agency’s success over the last three years, winning new business such as CUB, Virgin Australia and most recently Fitness Lifestyle Group.
Omnicom’s CEO Peter Horgan said: “We are extremely grateful for the legacy [outgoing CEO] Mark Coad is leaving across Omnicom Media Group. He leaves PHD in great shape with an experienced team who will continue to take the business forward.”
Horgan added: “After an extensive search, it was clear that Mark Jarrett was the right person for the CEO role. Jarrett has already helped take PHD to the next level and I am confident he will continue to build further success for PHD.”
“We have a strong leadership team in place and some of the best talent in the industry,” Jarrett commented. “I am looking forward to this new challenge and am confident that we can continue our proud history of growth and success. It’s an exciting time to be at PHD.”