SYDNEY—Ogilvy Public Relations Australia has appointed Kieran Moore as chief executive officer. Current CEO John Studdert will become executive chairman of Ogilvy Public Relations Australia, in addition to his role as a regional director of Ogilvy Public Relations Asia Pacific.
Ogilvy PR Australia, Australia, a joint venture between Ogilvy PR Worldwide and Australian communications holding company STW Group, includes the Howorth, Pulse Communications, Impact Employee Communications, Parker& Partners and Ogilvy PR Health brands and has offices in Sydney, Melbourne and Canberra, with more than 120 employees.
Moore is currently the joint managing director of technology public relations specialist Howorth where she has been for almost eight years. Graham White, current joint managing director of Howorth will become the sole managing director of the firm.
In his new role as executive chairman, Studdert will continue to support Ogilvy PR Australia through longer term business-building initiatives. In his regional role, he will work with Steve Dahllof, president and CEO, Asia Pacific, Ogilvy Public Relations to help drive innovation and growth across the Asia Pacific region.