The Lego Group has appointed Justine McKenny as its new senior director, head of marketing for Australia and New Zealand, effective March 1.
McKenny will lead the marketing team for the region and join the leadership team, reporting to Troy Taylor – VP and GM for Australia and New Zealand.
McKenny joined The Lego Group in 2009 and has been responsible for the development and execution of some of the brand’s biggest campaigns in the region.
In 2021, she was promoted to brand director for Australia and New Zealand where she was the lead architect in the redesign of the Lego portfolio differentiation strategy.
Taylor said McKenny’s passion and vision for the Lego brand, along with her energy and ideas had stood out through the recruitment process.
“Justine also has a solid track record of delivering results, and has managed and brought to life pretty much our entire theme portfolio over her journey, making her the ideal candidate to take our marketing efforts to the next level in the years ahead,” he added.