Colenso strategist joins M&C (Updated)

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SYDNEY, Thursday: M&C Saatchi Australia has appointed former Colenso BBDO CSO Emily Taylor as chief strategy officer. Taylor’s appointment rounds out the agency’s leadership team, and will see her partner with group MD Russell Hopson and CCO Cam Blackley.

Taylor has 19 years’ experience in consulting, digital and creative agencies in NZ & Australia.

Hopson said: “Emily is the perfect mix of contrasts, she is cerebral, fierce in her convictions, full of empathy, a brilliant generalist and master of many specialisations.”

“Emily is here to complete the puzzle.”

Blackley said: “Russell and I have been searching for the perfect strategic partner with a passion for creativity for quite a while. We weren’t willing to settle for just anyone and I’m personally over the moon Emily is here to complete the puzzle and continue to improve and connect all our creative capabilities.”

Taylor said: “I couldn’t be more delighted to join at such a pivotal moment for the business, as part of a new leadership team and as the group mobilises the breadth of talent to deliver truly integrated, world class creative.”

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