Core Creative Partner, Christian Finucane, has rejoined the AWARD Committee to help promote creative industry standards across the region. It is his second stint on the committee and his ambition for this tenure is to help all industry partners to better realise the commercial power of great ideas.
The AWARD press release reads:
Industry creative, Christian Finucane is returning to take a seat on the AWARD committee after first working with AWARD from 2004 to 2006.
Finucane is co-founder and creative partner of 12:20 and Core, businesses that work directly with their own clients as well as other brand strategy companies and agencies in Australia and across Asia. The AWARD Committee’s mandate is to reflect the diversity and experience of the broader creative industries and champion new and original thinking in the Australasian region
Says Mark Harricks, executive creative director JWT Sydney: “Our industry is made up of many different types of creative businesses and so, with Christian’s experience in establishing alternate creative agencies, we are very pleased to welcome him to the committee. Working with numerous brands and businesses in the region, he brings a valuable perspective to the table.”
Says Finucane: “I’m delighted to be invited to play a role in the future of AWARD. As the creative industry continues to evolve the importance of a strong and relevant member organisation is now more critical than ever. With the current industry chatter seemingly obsessed with social and data, it’s a great time to be in a position to help promote the necessity of the big idea.”
Finucane joins existing committee members: Tom Uglow, Wilf Sweetland, Tom Martin, Chris Gillespie, Ian Fowler, Hamish Grieve, Joe Hawkins and Damon Stapleton.The committee works across several portfolios, including: AWARD membership, events, the annual AWARD Awards and the education portfolio.