George P. Johnson Makes Leadership Appointments with Gavin Link and Trish McNamara

Experience agency, George P. Johnson (GPJ), has made key leadership appointments with Gavin Link promoted to Director of Live Production, APAC, and Trish McNamara returning to the agency in the role of Head of Integrated Production for GPJ ANZ.

Link brings over 20 years of global experience including contributing to the success of events such as the Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games in London, to his new role as Director of Live Production, APAC. Having spent eight years shaping GPJ US’ Live Production department and delivering major corporate shows with artists like Beyoncé, John Legend, Kelly Clarkson and others, Link has been instrumental in building GPJ’s live production capabilities here in ANZ for the past two and a half years. In his new position, Gavin will spearhead the Live Production team, focusing on live and broadcast shows across the APAC region.

“I am thrilled to step into the role of Director of Live Production, APAC,” said Link.


“With GPJ’s stellar reputation for delivering best-in-class experiences, I am eager to contribute my extensive global experience in producing large-scale shows. Together, we will elevate our technical production, show producing, production design and broadcast capabilities to create unforgettable shows and set new standards in the industry.”

McNamara, who has been “an integral part of the GPJ journey,” will lead the strategic growth, alignment and ways of working of the Integrated (Live, Digital, Content and Registration) Production department of GPJ ANZ.

With over 15 years’ experience in event, marketing and operations across client and agency roles, Trish is known for her exceptional ability to lead, motivate and inspire teams having managed integrated projects of varying scale at Telstra, ANZ, Credit Suisse and Business Australia.

“I am honoured to step into the role of Head of Integrated Production,” said McNamara.


“GPJ has a reputation for pushing boundaries and delivering innovative campaigns, and I look forward to leading the Integrated Production team in creating experiences that drive results for our clients.”

The agency said the appointments come at a pivotal time for GPJ as the company continues to evolve into an experience agency that ambitious brands partner with to deliver their most important moments.

“We are delighted to welcome Trish as our new Head of Integrated Production and congratulate Gavin on his well-deserved promotion to Director of Live Production APAC,” said Christine Mills, Managing Director, GPJ ANZ.

“Their combined expertise and passion for creating impactful experiences will undoubtedly contribute to GPJ as we dream, design and deliver extraordinary experiences for our clients.”

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