03 Jul Kite announces leadership change
Kite Communications, the consumer and challenger brand agency within Sefiani Communications Group, is pleased to announce that agency founder Robyn Sefiani has moved into the new role of Executive Chair and Senior Reputation Counsel and Justin Clark has been appointed Managing Director.
Robyn will pursue her passion helping clients protect and enhance their reputation through effective issues and crisis preparedness and management. Justin will lead agency operations and development of innovative services, working closely with Kite’s General Manager and Director of Integration, Lori Susko.
“I’m thrilled to be passing the MD baton to Justin, who is a motivating leader and a skilled, strategic communicator. I look forward to working closely with Justin and Lori as we continue to grow Kite’s dynamic and nimble offering across earned, owned and paid channels”.
Justin commented, “I’m excited to be taking on the role of Managing Director for Sefiani. Having led communications teams and consultancies internationally, I am confident we have the people, strategy and constantly evolving services – particularly those harnessing social and digital strategies – to keep clients at the forefront of their sectors in a rapidly changing communications landscape.”
In the past year, Sefiani Communications Group was the most-awarded communications firm in Australia, winning 2018 Mid-Sized Agency of the Year in the Mumbrella CommsCon Awards, and was named a Top 10 Fast Growth Consultancy Asia-Pacific in the Holmes Report Global PR Agency Rankings 2018. Kite Communications won the 2017 PRIA Golden Target Award for Best Integrated Marketing and Communication Campaign and was named 2016 Boutique Agency of the Year in the Mumbrella CommsCon Awards.