Australia – Creative agency The Works in Australia has recently promoted Kristie Thistlethwaite as the new managing partner, and Jasmine Lansdell as the new general manager of people and operations, to scale up its leadership team.
Thistlethwaite has previously worked as the head of project management at The Works, where she was responsible for client and team management. As part of her new role, Thistlethwaite will now be managing business strategy and will be supporting the development of effective creative work, as well as drive client growth and happiness.
Meanwhile, Lansdell has previously managed people and culture since being appointed in 2016 at The Works, during which time the agency has become one of the most recognized and awarded agencies for culture in the country.
In her new role, Lansdell will now be overseeing the day-to-day operations and financial management across The Works and Daresay – a content and production agency driven by a team of strategists, producers, and editors.
Commenting on her new role, Thistlethwaite said, “I’m really excited about the momentum within the agency as we’ve seen some incredible growth with existing and new clients this year.”
Lansdell also commented, “I’m proud to work for a business that truly puts its people first and now having a people lens on all financial and business decisions will continue to ensure that remains the case.”
The Works’ Founder Damian Pincus shared that as The Works goes from strength to strength, he is pleased that they have been able to promote people from within the agency to ensure they continue to drive forward.
“Both Kristie and Jas have shown strong leadership and business ability and are perfectly placed to work with our clients and people to continue with our momentum,” said Pincus.