WPP AUNZ

J. Walter Thompson Sydney adds DFAT to its client roster

6th September

The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) has appointed J. Walter Thompson Sydney to lead and develop a new brand strategy for Smartraveller, the Department’s travel advisory and consular assistance service.

Paul Everson, Managing Director, J. Walter Thompson Sydney said:  "We are thrilled to be leading the new brand strategy for Smartraveller and supporting the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade’s commitment to encouraging safe travel by Australians overseas.”

DFAT chose to work with J. Walter Thompson as a best-in class strategic partner to develop the new brand strategy for Smartraveller. This was based on the agency’s approach to brand strategy, its rigorous process, and clearly understanding the importance of brands in today’s world.

Work will commence immediately.

J. Walter Thompson is part of WPP AUNZ, Australasia’s leading marketing communications group.