JUSTEGGS welcomes Ricky Chanana as its new chief growth officer

JUSTEGGS welcomes Ricky Chanana

Chanana was most recently the head of sales for Twitch for Australia and New Zealand

JUSTEGGS, an Australian-based creative intelligence company, has announced it has hired Ricky Chanana as its new chief growth officer.

Chanana will join JUSTEGGS headquarters in Sydney, and commence in the new role in February 2023, report directly to CEO Nik Kontoulas.

Chanana was most recently the head of sales for Twitch [Amazon ads] for Australia & NZ for close to three years. He brings more than 18 years of experience in senior leadership positions across media agencies, global publications and AdTech organisations.

Chanana’s hire is part of JUSTEGGS expansion plans to continue its growth across Australia and expand into New Zealand and into the APAC region in 2023 onwards.

Kontoulas said: “We have been in the Australian market for almost a decade now and the past five have been our most successful yet and as a result, we have grown significantly.

“We added 6 additional people in 2022, and we are on the hunt to hire more talented “Eggers” in 2023.

Kontoulas welcomed Chanana and said: “We are really excited to have Ricky come on board as our new chief growth officer to supercharge our existing success with our partners, bring on new clients and establish new markets.
“Ricky brings incredible experience, energy, drive and charisma to the JUSTEGGS growing family.”
“He understands the needs of blue-chip advertisers and their agencies, and can help drive a more human, data-driven and outcome-centric approach to creative and delivery,” Kontoulas added.
Incoming JUSTEGGS chief growth officer Chanana in his new role said: “I’m thrilled to be joining JUSTEGGS. I’m so impressed with their performance so far and their ability to converge creative, media and data as a one-stop shop for their clients.
“For me, that is a winning trifecta for advertisers today. Plus, there’s never been a better time to focus on and grow a strong local business. I’m looking forward to working with the team at JUSTEGGS and taking the business to new heights,” he added.
Alongside his new role at JUSTEGGS, Chanana is also an NSW ambassador for Whitelion board – a charity dedicated to supporting young people at risk in the Australian community with programs and advocacy and has previously held senior roles at Unruly, NewsCorp, Maxus [GroupM], MEC [GroupM] and MediaSmart.
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