Zenith Australia today announced the promotion of Jonny Cordony to the new role of Managing Director – Sydney, charged with leading the brand’s vision for the Sydney office, developing high-performing teams, and driving strategic partnerships and growth outcomes for clients.
After almost three years as Sydney General Manager, Cordony takes on the new position effective immediately.
Zenith Australia’s CEO, Nickie Scriven said: “I am so thrilled to announce Jonny’s promotion to the newly-created role of Managing Director, Sydney. The expansion of his remit is a testament to his strong leadership of our Sydney office, people, clients and new business pitches. Jonny is a key member of Zenith’s Executive Leadership Team in Australia and I look forward to his ongoing contributions to the agency in this next stage of his career.”
On his new role, Cordony said: “I am truly humbled by the opportunity to continue my progression in such a dynamic industry and business. From starting out as an account coordinator all those years ago, to taking on such a hugely fulfilling, challenging and exciting role, I’d like to thank our amazing talent, clients and strategic partners for all their support and trust. I am proud of our continued momentum at Zenith and I look forward to continually challenging ourselves as a business in 2021.”
Cordony has been with Zenith for almost five years, joining in 2016 as National Communications Planning Director. Prior to that, he held group business director roles at various agencies, including as Regional Business Director in Hong Kong for Dentsu.
New business wins led out of Zenith’s Sydney office last year included Kellogg’s ANZ, H&M ANZ and SBS.
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