Bates taps Fawcett for creative post

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John Fawcett, 45, chairman-chief executive of George Patterson Bates, Sydney, was named senior worldwide creative director, Bates Worldwide, New York. Mr. Fawcett follows former Patterson National Managing Director Ian Smith, who moved to New York in February as Bates international president. For the past three years, Mr. Fawcett has traveled internationally as the first chairman of Bates' worldwide creative council. Ian Elliot, 44, currently managing director of Patterson will succeed Mr. Fawcett as chairman-chief executive.

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