303 MullenLowe appoints former IAB Australia CEO as managing partner, media

303 MullenLowe has appointed ex-IAB Australia chief as managing partner, media

303 MullenLowe has appointed Alice Manners, the former chief executive of Interactive Advertising Bureau Australia to run its media operations in Perth.

Manners will assume the role of managing partner of media for the full-service advertising agency and will work closely with 303 MullenLowe’s chief media officer Andrew Livingstone.

Manners ran Australia’s digital industry body for three years, during which time she grew the membership base and launched a number of new councils.

Prior to this, she worked for WPP across Asia Pacific with previous roles including chief operating officer of GroupM Interactive, Asia Pacific, managing director of mOne Asia Pacific, and ASEAN director of mDigital Asia Pacific.

Nick Cleaver, National CEO of 303 MullenLowe, said Manners background in media and interactive would help strengthen the agency’s integrated services.

“Alice’s expertise will help fuel the growth of our hyper-bundled capabilities which have been central to the success and growth we have enjoyed. Media thinking is critical to the development of creative ideas and indispensable to the burgeoning business we have in the content and social media space.”

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