Sue Squillace has been appointed CEO of Carat Australia and New Zealand. Squillace joins Carat from Spark Foundry where she has held several leadership roles – most recently as CEO since 2017.
She will report to Henry Tajer, CEO Dentsu Aegis Network (DAN) ANZ, and represent Carat on the DAN ANZ Board. Squillace will commence in September 2019.
With over 20 years’ experience and deep expertise in media and marketing, Squillace has earned a reputation for applying a people-led philosophy to deliver effective and sustainable growth.
Says Tajer: “Sue is a fantastic person. I can’t wait to see her make her impact at Carat and DAN. I am really excited to be working with her again. This is an important appointment for not only Carat but the wider Network. Sue’s credibility and commitment to putting people at the centre of everything, makes her the ideal person to propel Carat into the future.”
Says Squillace: “I am excited to lead the team at Carat and join Dentsu Aegis Network at such a critical and exciting time. I look forward to getting to know and working together with the team, clients and partners on the next stage of the Carat journey.
“I would also like to thank Publicis Groupe for the many opportunities over the last ten years, in particular the opportunity to launch and build a new agency. I wish all my friends at Spark Foundry continued success.”
Says John Preston, chairman, Publicis Media ANZ: “We would like to thank Sue for her leadership and commitment to the business, having dedicated more than a decade of her career at the company. We wish Sue the absolute best that life has to offer as she embarks on her next journey.”