Kenny Stewart has been appointed as CEO to lead Mitchell & Partners and Vizeum across Australia and New Zealand.
The newly-created role will see Stewart provide counsel on business strategy, commercial operations, business development, personnel management and client service to each agency, ensuring that they are working at full potential in their respective stages of development. Stewart’s appointment broadens his current remit as Managing Director of Mitchells Brisbane.
Stewart will continue to build the Vizeum agency brand and its capabilities across its established offices in Sydney, Melbourne and Perth.
Commenting on the development, Luke Littlefield, CEO, Aegis Media Australia & New Zealand said, “Kenny is a person of outstanding character, capabilities and credentials with market-leading experience working with agencies and clients across the complete spectrum of size and scale. Kenny is a proven leader, who is highly respected by his clients and our staff, and has strong relationships across the media industry.”
On his new role, Stewart said, “For Aegis Media, it is also advantageous to have a senior executive role established in Queensland at a time when we are continuing to expand our full communications services in Brisbane, allowing us to leverage our already strong market share in delivering class leading services and value to our clients nationally.”
Stewart’s career in the marketing communications industry spans 20 years in the UK, Europe, South Africa and Australia, with experience in marketing systems, direct marketing, CRM consulting and media.