Karen joined BBH after 14 years in Australia’s ad industry. She was Managing Director of Host Sydney where she ran the agency’s largest account, Bankwest, and won and ran Pizza Hut and Lion Beverages. Prior to Host, Karen worked at BMF (B&T’s Australian Agency of the Decade) as a key member of its Account Management team. In her time over there, she developed some of the most awarded work in the category.
Karen joined BBH in April 2016 as Managing Partner and spent her first year leading the Tesco business, which experienced a stellar year under her stewardship including being named Campaign magazine’s ‘Brand Story of the Year’.
In March 2017, Karen was promoted to Deputy Managing Director, sharing operational management tasks within the agency with Managing Director Adam Arnold. Karen will continue to lead the Tesco business, alongside her management responsibilities.