Creative agency, Connecting Plots has appointed a new leadership team to help shape and accelerate the performance of the agency during a period of growth.
The new leadership team is made up of owners, Tom Phillips, Sophia Kang and Dave Jansen with the newly added support of senior members spanning the company’s strategy, creative, accounts, and studio departments. Included in the new leadership team are Gemma ap Geraint – client partner; Chris Johnson – creative director; Bonnie Ledsam – senior integrated producer and studio lead; Mary Morrell – creative services director; and recently appointed partner, Tim Collier, head of integrated strategy and planning.
Founded in 2018, Connecting Plots has grown to approximately 30 people with the independent agency working alongside notable clients including Nestlé, Menulog, Tourism Australia, Fantastic Furniture and Electrolux.
Says Phillips: “We’ve been exceptionally fortunate to experience such growth over the past few years but our focus is firmly on the next three years. We’ve taken time to establish the right mix of leaders who are driven by ambitious creative work and focused on delivering effectiveness for our clients. I am confident we’ve got the right people on the team. Each and every one of them are proven leaders in their own right, be it from large corporates, agile independents or network agencies – I’m excited about what we can achieve together.”
In this new role, the team of eight will build on the agency’s established foundations and culture whilst evolving the offering to future proof the needs of their clients and talent.
The leadership team is the next senior advancement for Connecting Plots, who have also been working closely with award-winning industry leader and business growth specialist, Chris Savage for the past 12 months. In his role as chairman, Savage has been helping the agency accelerate its growth and ensure it is delivering the highest value to its existing clients.
“I’ve loved working with Tom, Dave, Sophia and the team at Connecting Plots over the past year,” says Savage on his role as chairman. “It is a great privilege to work with highly talented, energetic and entrepreneurial leaders and I’ve seen the company go from strength to strength in my short time working with them. This new leadership team will help accelerate the business to the next level of scale and effectiveness.”