AIMIA, the peak body for the digital industry, this week elected a new National President, Tim O’Neill of Reactive.
Mr O’Neill was elected to the role after former President, Peter Bray of Sputnik, relocated to New York in late January.
The AIMIA board is the governing body for Australia’s peak digital industry association, leading the digital industry through the exchange of ideas, insights and information. Reactive is a long-standing member of AIMIA, with Mr O’Neill representing the industry body committee in Victoria and serving the National Board prior to his election as National President.
Mr O’Neill is co-founder and Joint Managing Director of one of Australia’s largest independently owned digital agencies, Reactive. Reactive has offices in Melbourne, Sydney, London, Auckland and New York. He said of his appointment:
“I’m pleased to step up my involvement with AIMIA to the role of National President, and to continue to see AIMIA play a significant role in the ever-changing digital industry.
We will continue to do this by providing outstanding services to our members, such as training, events, promotional opportunities, research and development, and trend insights, to ensure that our members continue to benefit from emerging digital opportunities in the broader business community.”
AIMIA CEO John Butterworth said of the appointment: “Tim has already made a considerable contribution to AIMIA over a number of years and we are looking forward to seeing his drive and energy applied to his new role as AIMIA National President. Tim has developed a wealth of digital experience across multiple continents, and we know he will bring insights to the team to allow continued growth for our members and the sector at large.”
The AIMIA National Board is also comprised of Mark Bamford – Tresscox Lawyers; Karson Stimson – WeAreDigital; Simon Goodrich – Portable; Dale Cohen – BigPond; Annette Dockerty – Smart Services CRC; Jared Smith – Individual Member; Malcolm Alder – KPMG; Rob Leach – BBC.
Reactive is an award-winning independent digital agency that provides digital strategy, user experience, Web development and online marketing for some of Australia’s best known brands. Reactive has over 120 staff with offices in Melbourne, Sydney, Auckland, London and New York. Founded in 1997, Reactive has been an active member of AIMIA since 2001 – putting Reactive in the top 10 of longest-standing AIMIA members. www.reactive.com
AIMIA is the digital industry association for Australia, representing the digital content, services and applications industry since 1992. Representing more than 400 digital businesses across Australia, AIMIA exists to encourage and support the growth of AIMIA members and the digital industry through education and training, and industry representation. www.aimia.com.au
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