Belgiovane Williams Mackay Melbourne has bolstered its ranks with the appointment of Alex Speakman as senior planner, Lynne Rob as senior account manager.
Speakman, who began his career as a qualitative research consultant, arrives from Saatchi & Saatchi Sydney where he was the strategic lead on Toyota as well as working on other major brands.
Rob has worked in Australia and the UK with experience in traditional and non-traditional media, including digital and social media. She will be working on major accounts Simplot and GE Money.
In addition to the new arrivals, the agency has promoted Belinda Murray to group account director.
“No easing into 2011, the year has started at full throttle,” said BWM managing director Hugh Nairn.