Howatson+Company Appoints The Works’ Kristie Thistlethwaite Managing Partner

Kristie Thistlethwaite has joined independent agency Howatson+Company as managing partner. She brings15 years of experience having started her career in London before moving to Sydney and The Works 6 years ago to lead the Optus, News Corp, LG, Aware Super, and Goodman Fielder business.

“I’m thrilled to be working with the brilliant and talented team at Howatson+Co.,” said Thistlewaite.

“The energy and momentum in the agency right now is like nothing I’ve seen before. Looking forward to partnering with the clients both existing and new”.


She is one of two managing partners at Howatson+Company and will be based in Sydney.

Rebecca Robertson continues as managing partner after joining the agency in its foundation year and holds the additional responsibility of leading the Howatson+Company Melbourne campus.

Both Rebecca and Kristie report to Renee Hyde, Managing Director.

Chris Howatson, founder, and CEO, said: “We’re been very fortunate to attract such senior business management talent, in Kristie and previously, Bec.


“Kristie perfectly reflects our values, our commitment to our clients, and our philosophy of intersectional creativity. I’m really happy she’s here.”

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