1991 Mark started his career in media with a Melbourne based independent called Total Media
1998 Mark moved to Y&R where he worked as a planner, and helped launch MEC
2003 Joined OMD Melbourne as Managing Director, and grew that office fourfold over a 3 year period
2006 Mark moved to Sydney to become CEO of OMD Australia, During that time the agency grew dramatically and winning several media agency of the year awards, employer of choice awards and its first Cannes Lion. By 2010 OMD Australia was named the country’s Media Agency of the Decade.
2011 Staying within the Omnicom Group, Mark becomes of the Australia’s first media agency leads to run a creative Agency, CHE.
2013 The lure of the media world was too great, and he came back to PHD Australia as CEO, a role he does to this day. In that time he has been part of a core team that has been instrumental in transforming that business. Since then, the Melbourne office has doubled, and PHD has attracted clients like Bayer, Unilever and GSK to its national client base.
Gavin Stewart - Marketing Director, Ashton Media
Gavin Stewart is the Marketing Director and co-founder of Ashton Media, leaders in the creation, production and marketing of highly targeted, invitation-only, executive conferences. Gavin is an expert B2B marketer with over 13 years experience delivering event audiences. Specialties include: audience development, marketing strategy, email marketing, DM, SEO, SEM, analytics, social media, creative and sales.