303 Mullen Lowe, the local outpost of what is now Mullen Lowe Group, is one of Australia's leading creative agencies, with offices in Sydney and Perth. It was formed in 2011 from the merger of the former Lowe Hunt agency with Perth-based independent 303 Advertising, under the latter's management team. The Lowe network took its first steps into Australia in 1999, when Frank Lowe persuaded Lionel Hunt - Australia's most awarded creative director and co-founder of The Campaign Palace - to launch a local joint venture agency. Hunt led that business successfully for ten years until retirement in 2008, after which the agency suffered a sharp downturn. Interpublic bolstered performance three years later by negotiating a reverse takeover of the business by indie 303, originally launched out in Perth by former DDB Australia CEO Nick Cleaver, who had seized the opportunity to take advantage of Western Australia's suddenly booming economy in the late 1990s. The 303 management team, led by Cleaver, took over control of the merged agency. See also the Adbrands profile of the main Lowe Worldwide network. Adbrands does not currently offer a business profile for Lowe Australia but subscribers may access account assignments and contact information for the agency. The searchable account assignments database is available to full subscribers to Adbrands.net premium services. Click here to access Adbrands account assignments (subscribers only); or see here for information on how to subscribe.
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Capsule checked 4th March 2016
Adbrands Weekly Update 7th Jan 2016: Ads of the Week: "Jumping The Double Helix Divide". Captain Risky rides again! This character - the invention of agency 303Lowe for insurer Budget Direct - is rapidly turning into one of Australia's best-loved brand mascots. Jumping the double helix divide is a great stunt: good luck with that, mate.
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