Sydney - Saatchi & Saatchi has announced the
appointment of Mike Spirkovski to ECD of its Sydney office, effective July 7,
Michael Rebelo, CEO of Saatchi &
Saatchi Sydney says: “It's with great excitement that we announce Mike
Spirkovski as the new ECD for Saatchi & Saatchi Sydney.
“Apart from being highly awarded, Mike is a
truly respected and admired creative leader and has created some of the most
interesting and progressive work around. Most importantly, the chemistry with
Mike is spot on. He has the perfect blend of humility and hunger that will be
an inspirational force in the hallways of 70 George Street.”
Mike Spirkovski says that joining an iconic
brand like Saatchi & Saatchi has always been a long-term goal.
“I’m thrilled to be partnering with Mike,
Jason and the team, and look forward to taking Saatchi & Saatchi into a
very exciting future. This is an incredible opportunity to lead as the ECD and
drive the Sydney business.”
Spirkovski has been in the advertising
industry for more than 15 years, working on iconic and global brands across all
aspects of creativity and innovation. His expertise has seen him work with some
of the world’s biggest brands at some of the best agencies around the globe,
such as Droga5, Clemenger BBDO, Leo Burnett and has even founded his own
agency, Cassius Clay.
Spirkovski has earned a multitude of
awards, including a Titanium Lion and back-to-back gold, silver and bronze
Lions at Cannes. His most recent campaign for UNICEF and Qantas Change For Good
initiative 5 Fund is already drawing global attention.
Mike’s work for Adidas and the All Blacks has already been recognized around the globe and his recent digital innovation projects for Vivid Sydney show that he knows how to create work that gets noticed. He is well known as co-creator of the Earth Hour initiative, which is now a globally recognised brand.