Maya Abeysekera and Andrew Carracher Join Showpony
Showpony Melbourne is pleased to announce the appointment of Maya Abeysekera as Account Director. Maya brings with her a wealth of experience in brand strategy and identity from her time as client lead at Brands to Life, working across a wide range of clients in the NFP, government, property, disability and med-tech space.
Jamie Scott, Managing Director of Showpony Melbourne said, “Maya’s proven record in building strong client relationships made her an obvious choice for our growing agency. Her background in brand strategy is the perfect addition given the projects we have on our books right now”.
“I was initially attracted to Showpony’s portfolio of amazing creative work but what sealed the deal was the wonderful team I would be joining”, said Abeysekera, “I’m also looking forward to contributing to the agency’s ambitious growth plans.”
Meanwhile Andrew Carracher joins Showpony Adelaide as Account Director to manage growth resulting from new business wins in the third quarter of FY2021. Carracher is the fifth new hire for the Adelaide office this year.
“We’re delighted to have Andrew join our account service team”, said Showpony Adelaide Managing Director, Sophie Allchurch. “He offers our clients skill and experience and is a great cultural fit. He’s a very popular guy in the local industry.”
Carracher was previously Head of Account Service at KWP Advertising where he worked for more than a decade and more recently as Account Director at BAD.
“Showpony has always had a reputation for great creativity, and I’ve been a fan of their work for years”, said Carracher, “Contributing to the strategic and creative process across a broad range of commercial and government clients is just the challenge I’m looking for”.
Showpony is an internationally awarded creative agency with 34 staff across offices in Adelaide and Melbourne.