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Saatchi & Saatchi Melbourne Snares Simon Bagnasco for Executive Creative Director Role

Bagnasco's work has been recognised at all of the major award shows

Saatchi & Saatchi Melbourne Snares Simon Bagnasco for Executive Creative Director Role

One month after departing the ECD role at BWM Dentsu, Melbourne, Campaign Brief can reveal that Simon Bagnasco has taken the executive creative director role at Saatchi & Saatchi, Melbourne.Over the past decade Bagnasco has worked at a number of high profile creative agencies including DDB, Y&R, BWM, Publicis Mojo and Clemenger BBDO.


His work has been recognised globally at all the major award shows, including Cannes, D&AD, The One Show and the Clio Awards.On the appointment, Mike Spirkovski, Saatchi & Saatchi Australia chief creative officer said: "Bagnasco's reputation speaks for itself. He's an incredibly driven creative leader who knows how to make famous work for famous brands and we like that."Adds Mark Cochrane, Saatchi & Saatchi Melbourne managing director: "Since opening the Melbourne office in early 2016, the agency has enjoyed incredibly fast growth and created a great body of work for our much-loved clients.


We are now very excited to have Simon's leadership, inspiration and Nothing is Impossible spirit to creatively lead us into the future.""I'm incredibly excited to be joining the talented people at Saatchi & Saatchi," said Bagnasco. "The agency is doing great things in the Melbourne market and I'll do my best to help create work that lives up to the iconic name on the door."