Skip to main content
News 4 Jun 2021 - 1 min read

DDB promotes Andrew Little to lead ANZ region, Priya Patel takes the reins of NZ business

By Josh McDonnell - Senior Writer

Group CEO of DDB Australia Andrew Little has been promoted to the role of President and Regional CEO following the appointment of Marty O’Halloran to Global CEO last year. DDB Sydney boss Priya Patel has also been named as the first female CEO of DDB Group NZ.

What you need to know:

  • Andrew Little has been promoted to President and Regional CEO for DDB Group across Australia and New Zealand.
  • The role was previously held by Marty O'Halloran, who became the group's global boss last year.
  • Sydney MD Priya Patel has also been promoted and becomes the first female CEO of DDB Group NZ.

DDB Worldwide has named Andrew Little as President and Regional CEO for DDB Group across Australia and New Zealand, elevating him to DDB Worldwide’s global leadership team.

The appointment follows Marty O’Halloran’s appointment as DDB Worldwide CEO position in July last year.

Little, who has been Group CEO of DDB Australia for the past seven years, is a 21-year veteran of the global advertising and marketing agency, beginning his career in Melbourne in 2000.

It was also announced that Managing Director of DDB Sydney Priya Patel has become the first female CEO for DDB Group New Zealand.

Patel has been Managing Director of DDB Sydney since 2018 and had more than 14 years’ agency experience in the UK before moving to Australia in 2017.

Share your reaction (and see how others voted)

Leave a comment (you must be logged in)

Be the first to comment

Market Voice

Search Mi3 Articles

Make it personal

Join Mi3 to receive our weekly edition and personalise your experience