Digital marketing agency Online Marketing Gurus has announced the hiring of three seniors, including Ed Jones as director of paid media.
One of Australia’s largest independent digital marketing agencies, Online Marketing Gurus (OMG) has made three new executive appointments following rapid customer growth.
and international expansion in the United States and Singapore.
Sydney Headquarters hired former In Marketing We Trust as Head of Growth, Ed Jones as Head of Pay Media, as well as former Ikon Communications, Head of Experience, Jules Ward as Director SEO and former CTO of RMS Tech, James Geortsis as Chief Technology Officer.
Over the past 7 years, OMG has created and executed the enterprise level digital advertising business for leading companies and companies such as Calvin Klein Australia, Vodafone and Universal Store, to name a few. -a. Over the past 12 months, the agency has broadened its reach by expanding rapidly into international markets – including the United States and Singapore – as well as adding a long list of new business.
Andrew Raso, CEO and Co-Founder of OMG, said: “The appointments of Ed, Jules and James come at a critical time for the Agency as we expand our service offering and grow our operations by strengthening our client base. international. Having significant expertise and experience in their respective fields, we are delighted to welcome them on board. They will be a great addition to the OMG team as we look forward to an exciting 2021 and lots of product innovations ”.
Ed Jones joins OMG after 15 years in leadership roles in some of the largest agencies in Australia and the UK including In Marketing We Trust, Croud and iProspect to name a few. In total, Jones has managed accounts receivable on budget of up to $ 50 million per year with extensive international experience managing global account teams in over 140 countries. Jones regularly holds seminars for the Masters in International Business at the University of Sydney and is a co-author of the IAB’s first digital exam.
“I am continually amazed at the level of growth OMG has achieved over the past few years,” said Jones. “OMG’s client caliber and approach to evidence-based and data-driven outcomes are unmatched. I look forward to collaborating and empowering some of Australia’s most trusted digital advertising experts and growing the teams internationally as we grow ”.
Starting her career at Just Search in the UK around 12 years ago, Ward moved to Australia in 2013, where she excelled in integrating SEO principles into traditional media agency teams. This led to her previous appointment as Head Of Experience Ikon, where she developed the integrated owned, earned and shared media solution in the agency’s offering.
Upon his appointment to OMG, Ward added, “I am delighted to join OMG. I was immediately drawn to their values and their commitment to turning challenges into solutions for clients. I look forward to helping them cope with these market conditions and ever-changing user behaviors, building a team that delivers and delights our customers with exceptional solutions ”.
James Geortsis brings over 10 years of technological wealth and experience to OMG. As CTO of RMS Tech, one of Australia’s leading Managed IT Service Providers, James has been a leader in developing cutting-edge technology strategies and platform architectures across a number of industries. .
Mez Homayunfard, Co-Founder and Head of Partnerships and Sales at OMG, said, “We are extremely pleased that James is joining the OMG team and helping us improve our technology and software side of our business. Product innovation is a constant area of interest for us and we look forward to seeing James help us take it to the next level.
Geortsis shares: “This is the perfect time to join OMG as the agency continues to grow internationally and attract some of the biggest brands in the world. I look forward to developing new technologies and tools that will be game-changing for the industry and ultimately generate the best results for our customers ”.