Mim Haysom promoted to M&C Saatchi GM.

M&C Saatchi has promoted the highly-regarded Mim Haysom to General Manager of its creative agency, one of the eight businesses within the M&C Saatchi Group.

In her role, Mim will oversee the operations of the Group’s M&C Saatchi advertising agency and will report to Group CEO, Jaimes Leggett. With nearly two decades experience, Mim has managed some of the biggest brands both in Australia and globally.

She joined M&C Saatchi in July 2014 as Managing Partner on the agency’s Commonwealth Bank business and has been instrumental in spearheading the strategy and creative platform for the country’s largest bank.

Under her watch, Mim has also championed the broader agency Account Management team at M&C Saatchi, one of the largest, most lauded and successful players in Australian adland.

Jaimes said: “Mim’s a gun. Her razor-sharp approach to strategy and creative, together with her experience, passion and commitment, amount to something special.

She’s an instrumental part of our leadership team and a future star in the industry. She’s going to be a brilliant GM.”

Mim said: “I’m delighted to take on the role as the agency’s General Manager. Our people are brilliant and we have an amazing group of clients. It’s exciting to have the opportunity to lead the agency into the future, and to continue working with such a strong and visionary leadership team.”

Prior to joining M&C Saatchi, Mim held a Regional Group Head role at Whybin TBWA in Melbourne.

She held Group leadership responsibilities on ANZ across Australia, New Zealand and Asia. Previous to Whybin, Haysom spent 10 years at Cummins & Partners working on a range of clients, including FMCG, Pharmaceutical and retail brands in addition to new business development.

She has also held roles at Clemenger Harvie Edge and JWT where she worked on the Ford account.