Brona Kilkelly joins Clemenger BBDO Sydney in the role of senior planner

Brona Kilkelly joins Clemenger BBDO Sydney in the role of senior planner

Clemenger BBDO Sydney has appointed Brona Kilkelly to the role of senior planner. With close to 10 years of industry experience, Kilkelly has worked on some of the world’s leading brands both locally and in Ireland.


Kilkelly kicked off her planning career as a lead strategist at Rothco Accenture Interactive, Dublin before migrating to Sydney where she worked for VMLY&R and Wunderman Thompson in senior strategist roles prior to joining Clemenger BBDO.

Kilkelly has developed pivotal brand and campaign strategies for some of Ireland and Australia’s leading brands including, Allied Irish Bank, Aer Lingus, the Irish Tourism Board, HSBC, Kellogg’s, Johnson & Johnson, Subway, Nestlé, Unilever and Vodafone.

Says Lilian Sor, chief strategy officer Clemenger BBDO Sydney: “At Clemenger, we constantly strive to create work that makes a true impact on the world and returns dividends to the bottom line of the businesses that we work with. This is the type of work that can only come from a deep understanding of the people we’re looking to motivate to take action. We look for planners with great minds, who have great empathy and are great people too – and Brona stood apart in manner, smarts, energy, and ambition. We are over the moon that’s she’s joined our crew.”

Says Kilkelly: “I couldn’t be more excited to be joining Clemenger BBDO Sydney. The energy in the agency is palpable and I can’t wait to get involved in some of the great work that’s happening.”