Craig Ellis, CEO of Reprise Media in Australia, said the agency’s social media business had grown 126% from second quarter 2011 to the same period in 2012 and the new talent would fast track Reprise Media’s capabilities to deliver innovative, socially enabled business solutions for clients.
Justine Read, Digital Marketing Manager for Brown Forman Australia, said: ‘’We have worked with Reprise for the past two years on our digital strategy and execution. The team is dedicated, passionate, loves social media and has worked hard to understand our brands and our needs, incorporating strategies that deliver as well, to scale. I believe that they have proven their ability to deliver on strategic digital campaigns that support the brand architecture, achieve specific brand objectives and resonate with our online audience.”
Maria Casas is joining Reprise Media Sydney as social media strategist. She previously worked at creative agency Arnold Furnace focusing on digital and social media strategies for clients such as Warner Bros and Procter & Gamble.
Richard Dalke has joined Reprise Media Melbourne as social media manager. He is formerly a strategy planner and account manager with UK-based social media agency Fresh Networks where he worked on clients including American Express, Telefónica, Jimmy Choo and 3M.
Cam Bisley joins Reprise Media Melbourne as community manager. He is formerly a video blogger, social media manager and more recently content manager for Saatchi& Saatchi New Zealand where he worked on the Defense Forces NZ account. A former radio announcer, his skill sets include web content management, social media management, video presenting, radio presenting and audio editing.
“These three executives have highly skilled, diverse backgrounds that recognise the skill sets needed to drive social media’s impact on our clients’ businesses,” said Ellis.