Clemenger BBDO, Melbourne appoints Helen James to executive creative director of Myer


4.jpgClemenger BBDO, Melbourne has added one of Australia’s most celebrated retail creatives to its ranks with the hire of Helen James as executive creative director on Myer. James’ role will see her leading the in-house creative department and all communications output for the iconic Australian retailer.

James joins the Clemenger@Myer team following her return from maternity leave. During James’ 20+ year career, she’s worked with clients globally and locally including Disney, Virgin, Hyundai, Optus, Ikea, Big W and Rebel, picking up a variety of awards in the process.

Says Simon Lamplough, managing director, Clemenger@Myer: “Helen is one of the best retail creatives in the business with a track record of creating best-in-class, transformative work for leading retailers. Her leadership and digital creative expertise will be pivotal as we continue working with Myer on its ongoing brand transformation.” 

Says James: “Retail is in my blood, so to have the opportunity to work with the team at Myer as it continues on its journey of retail innovation is incredibly exciting. I’m looking forward to getting my feet under the desk and creating some great work with the team.”