Aussie expat Cam Hoelter departs DDB New York for executive CD role at McCann New York



Campaign Brief can reveal that Aussie expat Cam Hoelter has joined McCann New York as an executive creative director. Hoelter, who moved to New York from Australia in 2016, had previously held an ECD position at DDB New York.


Hoelter has broad experience that includes award-winning work for brands in the automotive, fast food, and food & beverage categories. A champion for strong work and collaboration, he has won major regional and international recognition, including at Cannes Lions, One Show, D&AD, AWARD, Spikes, Clio, Adfest, Effies, and Global Facebook Awards. 


Before moving to New York with DDB, Hoelter was deputy executive creative director at DDB Sydney, where he helped that agency become Australia’s most awarded agency in Cannes in 2016, winning Lions for Volkswagen and McDonald’s Australia. He also has held creative leadership roles in Australia at Clemenger BBDO, Melbourne and The Campaign Palace, Sydney.  


Hoelter told CB: “I’m excited to be joining such an iconic team at an agency doing incredibly meaningful work. I can’t wait to add to that amazing output.”