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MEDIA RELEASE: X marks the spot as HotHouse hire new Creative Director Xander Black

Digital marketing agency HotHouse Interactive has hired the award-winning Xander Black to head up the company s creative department.

Xander has worked in advertising for nearly 15 years with a clear focus on Internet channels and has received more than 20 awards as an online creative. His international work includes a range of blue chip clients in categories including automotive, technology, media and FMCG.

“Xander has a proven track record in Australia and Europe and we are delighted to welcome him to the HotHouse team,” said Simon van Wyk, Founder of HotHouse Interactive.

“The European market is more digitally mature than Australia and we believe Xander will help HotHouse lead the creative charge in Australia.”

Xander has worked on brands including Peugeot, Daewoo, Orange, Vodafone, Intel, London Times, BSB Sky and a range of FMCG brands. He was also part of the management team that took Sapient Interactive to the number one spot of NMA’s (New Media Age  HYPERLINK "" top 100.

Before working at Sapient, Xander was the regional creative director of digital for the Euro RSCG network in Europe and creative director of digital at Euro RSCG Sydney, which was named Digital Agency of the Year three times.

“I’m really excited to be back in Australia and working for HotHouse,” said Black. “HotHouse has a strong reputation for innovative solutions and long-term client relationships, and there are a lot of great opportunities we can tackle together.”



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