14 July 2017

Tara Ford appointed to Executive Creative Director.

Tara Ford appointed as Executive Creative Director.

Ford joins DDB Sydney in this newly created role off the back of amazing growth for the agency, including consolidating McDonalds and winning the Virgin Australia account.

Over the past four years Ford has won a total of 16 Cannes Lions, including a Grand Prix and 11 shortlists across five different campaigns.

“I’ve always wanted to hire Tara and I’m really looking forward to her adding firepower to our already very talented team,” Ben Welsh, DDB Chief Creative Officer (CCO), said.  

Ford has worked in some of the world’s best agencies and networks, creating industry-leading work for brands including Nike, ANZ, PlayStation, Medibank and Nissan.

Her award winning work includes the GAYTM campaign for ANZ Bank.

"It has been a wonderful five and a half years at TBWA but I’m ready for a new challenge,” Ford said.

“I feel incredibly excited and energised to be joining DDB Sydney. It’s a phenomenal agency with both amazing clients and talented people,” she said.