Carat Victoria names Richard Lehocz Managing Director to drive agency growth

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Carat, a dentsu company, has promoted Victoria General Manager Richard Lehocz to Managing Director Carat Victoria as the agency continues to focus on being the best partner for clients to drive innovation, growth and doing good. 

Lehocz has been with Carat Melbourne for five and a half years and has an extensive background in media and digital advertising and has strong relationships with a wide array of clients and media partners in Melbourne. 

Danny Bass, CEO media, dentsu ANZ, said: "Richard has helped pioneer a new way of working for us over the past few years by forging a new path in delivering integrated client leadership for clients including Medibank across dentsu’s media, CX, data, analytics and marketing effectiveness capabilities. 

“This experience, coupled with Richard’s passion for leading people and expertise in helping clients drive growth through media and marketing, positions Richard extremely well to take Carat Victoria into its next phase of growth. Congratulations to Richard." 

Richard Lehocz, Carat Victoria Managing Director, said: "During my time at Carat, I've been consistently impressed by the breadth and depth of the capabilities we have both locally, and that we access from our global network and as part of the broader dentsu family. These capabilities excite me, but not as much as the team of passionate and happy people we have at Carat who deliver these solutions to our clients. This gives me great confidence and excitement about our organisation and our future.” ” 


For more information contact: 

Miranda Ward 
Senior Communications Manager 
Carat Australia 

About Carat 
Most recently named a leader amongst global media agencies by Forrester, Carat is consistently ranked the #1 media agency in the world with over 10,000 experts, operating across 190+ offices in 135+ countries. Carat delivers an unparalleled capability to unlock real human understanding to connect people and brands by designing powerful and engaging media experiences. Carat is a dentsu company and privileged to work with some of the most storied and innovative brands in the world. In Australia, we have operations in Sydney, Melbourne, Queensland, South Australia, and Western Australia.