Tom Ward joins Cummins&Partners as Managing Director

Cummins&Partners continues to build its executive team with the appointment of Tom Ward as Managing Director of the Melbourne office.

This comes close behind the announcement of Julian Schreiber and Tom Martin, who are returning to Australia as joint-ECDs of Cummins&Partners Sydney.

Tom joins from Naked Communications and brings a unique & diverse skillset developed in roles including Head of Strategy & Insight at GPYR and account management at Clemenger, TBWA London and St Lukes.

“In our rapidly-changing industry, Tom experience at some of the best agencies in the world is highly valued. He’s strategically-minded, creatively-driven and will be a great fit with our business,” said Chris Jeffares, National CEO at Cummins&Partners.


“Tom’s ​experience across media, strategy, insights and creative – both traditional and new​ – was really important to us, as wanted someone with a line of sight over where both creativity and media are heading.”

Tom Ward said “I’ve worked with a few of the leadership team at Cummins&Partners before and I jumped at the chance to work together with them again. They are elite talent and have blazed a trail across the last few years and I’m looking forward to help lead the charge as we move into the next stage.”

“C&P have a unique joined up model with creative and media back in the one house, as well as some of the best talent in the industry. I can’t wait to get cracking.”