WPP AUNZ has appointed Peter Bosilkovski as regional CEO, Australia & NZ for Y&R, based in Sydney, replacing Phil McDonald who has resigned from the agency.
Bosilkovski joins Y&R following his departure as CEO at Leo Burnett Sydney where he worked for nine years.
“To have someone of Peter’s calibre return to the group and lead Y&R here in Australia and NZ is fantastic. I’ve worked with Pete so I know his passion and drive, and I’ve admired what he’s achieved as a competitor. He’s back where he belongs,” said Mike Connaghan, CEO, WPP AUNZ.
“Pete’s a strong leader, a clear thinker and someone who makes things happen. Pete’s experience in transforming an advertising business for the modern era has equipped him well to lead Y&R into the future.”
“I want to thank Phil for his many contributions to Y&R. I have very much enjoyed working with him and wish him every success for the future,” said David Patton, global president, Y&R. “I’m very excited that Pete is joining our agency – I have no doubt his strong experience and high energy will take our business and our clients’ businesses to new heights of achievement. It’s a very exciting time to be joining Y&R.”