OMD appoints new managing director

Leading media communications agency OMD announced that Marge Reid has been promoted to the position of managing director OMD Melbourne.

Reid has had 14 years of experience in the media industry, including eight years with OMD where she most recently served as the general manager and head of trading for OMD Melbourne starting from July 2012. She is well recognised for her market influence, strong relationships and the value that she delivers to her clients' businesses.

Peter Horgan, CEO OMD Australia, said: “We are delighted to see Margie’s career grow from strength to strength. OMD Melbourne have had a terrific year with new appointments to the Pacific Brands, Heinz and RACV accounts. He added that Reid's  impact on the business has been immense and that "she embodies all the skills and capabilities necessary to lead the Melbourne office in its next chapter of success.”

The news of Reid's promotion comes with the announcement that Steve Sinha will be departing OMD to join 303Lowe as national media director.

“Steve is an 11 year veteran of OMD Australia”, said Horgan. "In the last seven years he has doubled the size of OMD Melbourne, and built an innovative team of best in market specialists. He leaves with our sincere thanks and best wishes on his return to Sydney and new appointment," he added.

Reid's appointment to managing director OMD Melbourne is effective immediately.