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The Mega Agency Executive Team

Tom Tramborg
Chief Executive Officer
Paul Tetley
Chief Operating Officer
David Leigh
Chief Content Officer
Kevin Smith
In a rapidly changing media world, you need an agency that's on your side. An agency staffed by experienced news, technical, sales and royalties professionals across the United States, Europe and Australia. Professionals with proven track records who are always on hand to help you and also serve the needs of our extensive clientele. Our business will define the next generation of media agencies. A technological powerhouse utilizing advanced tools and technologies to deliver your content across the globe faster than ever before.
Karlo Pastrovic
Photo Editor

Employee of the moment

Following  a seven year tenure in the New York Bureau of Australian Consolidated Press, Karlo Pastrovic became the East coast Photo Editor for Splash News before diving into News Corporation’s first digital newspaper venture, The Daily. Upon its closure he joined the photo desk at the New York Daily News. “Its great to be back with the old gang again” says Pastrovic, "and it’s really special because we’re building a new model that’s going to do it right for  photographers and their clients."
Jennifer Walker
Global Operations Manager

Employee of the moment

A 10 year veteran in the photo industry, Jennifer Walker joins Mega as Global Operations Manager. With a strong background in Business and Legal Affairs, Contributor Relations as well as Finance, Walker brings to the table a thorough understanding of the way this business operates. "I am thrilled to continue building strong, successful, and technically innovative solutions for Mega’s Photographers and Industry Partners.” We are in good hands with Jennifer.
Naomi Roe
Head of Sales for Australia

Employee of the Moment

Naomi has worked for some of Australia’s leading weekly magazines, including Woman’s Day, New Idea and NW. Naomi says, “I’m thrilled to be a part of the Mega team, and can’t wait to bring our clients and photographers innovative new ways of doing business.”
Natalie Joyce
Photo Editor / Licensing Agent

Employee of the Moment

Natalie Joyce, photo editor/licensing agent in the Sydney office joins us from Mail Online. She has previously worked for weekly titles New Idea and Woman's Day, as well as monthly magazine Girlfriend, in New Zealand. Natalie says, "I'm very excited to be at the forefront of technology with Mega, who have introduced concepts never seen before in the industry. The media is evolving rapidly and it's about time media agencies stepped up to meet both clients' and suppliers' needs — and Mega is doing just that."
David Ellis
UK Sales Director

Employee of the moment

David Ellis joins Mega as UK Sales Director. Ellis was previously Head of UK Sales for Splash News, which he joined in 2004, and latterly UK Media Sales Manager for Corbis, where he was in charge of overseeing sales strategies and increasing revenue. "It's really motivating to be part of an exciting and new venture that has big plans to shake-up the agency world", said Ellis. "I think both photographers and clients are going to love what they see".
Marina Zavattini
Direct Sales Italy

Employee of the Moment

Marina is an art lover, and we love her! As a co-founder of Twin Pics, Marina and her sister Sonia are a powerhouse sales force in Italy and are bringing that expertise to The Mega Agency. Marina is a photo editor, and a fantastic one at that! As a pillar in the industry Marina says, "I’m excited to continue my journey with trusted friends and clients.” And we’re sure glad to be working with her again. In a business that’s continually evolving, the one constant is that there’s no substitute for experience.
Sonia Zavattini
Direct Sales Italy

Employee of the Moment

Sonia comes to Mega with over 30 years of experience in the industry, she’s even written a book about it! As a co-founder of Twin Pics, Sonia and her sister Marina built a stellar reputation in Italy and beyond. Known for putting photographers first Sonia says, "a new age for photographers has started, and Mega is putting them back in at the center of the game.”
Ulrike Ben Mansour
Direct Sales Germany

Employee of the Moment

Ulrike, a graduate of Werkgymnasium in Heidenheim, began her career in fashion photography and had great success in her exhibits in galleries and museums across Europe. As a travel photographer for Pictor London + Superstock USA she traveled the world. In 1999 she began working for Splash News, almost 10 years later she moved to Rome to open Euro Splash. She later founded her own agency, UgPix. Ulrike is fluent in German, Italian and English.
Simon Hammond
Photo Editor

Employee of the Moment

Simon Hammond has been in the business since the age of 16 where he got his start as a local news photographer, going onto manage the Picture Department for 3 local newspapers. He then went on to great success as a photographer with Splash News’ London Bureau, advancing rapidly to the role of Chief Photographer and subsequently as picture editor. Simon’s reputation is that of a straight shooter with plenty of respect for and from photographers. "I’m excited to be working with such a talented team at Mega,” says Simon, he’s  "looking forward to giving photographers the best service possible with our mix of new technology and fantastic sales teams.
Jennifer White
Direct Sales US

Employee of the Moment

Jennifer’s career started in London’s East End, Petticoat Lane to be precise, working in the fashion business both as a designer and pattern cutter. Selling under the Gruppo GFT umbrella she represented some of Italy’s best-known brands, including Armani, Valentino and Missoni. From dreary old London she moved to sunny California and a job at a fledgling news agency called Splash, where she stayed for another 18 years. Jennie is back and "excited to be back amongst a great group of people at Mega and look forward a new exiting journey.”
Gordon Alder
Financial Controller

Employee of the Moment

Gordon Alder joins Mega Agency as Financial Controller.  Gordon was previously with Progrexion where he was charged with all accounting and compliance functions.  He has over 18 years of accounting and finance experience, and brings a vast knowledge of business management and analysis.  Gordon said, “I am excited to be part of a progressive team that is focused on developing the industry so that both client and supplier will profit.”

Amanda Barbour
Direct Sales US

Employee of the Moment

Amanda’s got her start in sales by selling fashion collections in London, then moved to the English countryside to sell real estate for several years. She traveled to the United States to visit her uncle who had just created a new television show, COPS. One thing led to another and she decided to stay. Amanda began working for Splash News in 1996, and just a decade years later it turned into a multimillion dollar company.  Since leaving Splash, she followed her passion for horses and started her own store selling equestrian apparel in Palos Verdes. Mega founder Kevin Smith persuaded Amanda to join him once again at MEGA. “Amanda is without doubt one of the best in the business and we’re thrilled to have her aboard. In fact, I’d be surprised if there was anyone in this business who’s made more in sales than Amanda has over the years.” Amanda adds, “I’m thrilled to be teaming up with Kevin and the fantastic team he’s assembled. – “I’ve already started reaching out to everyone I know in the industry to let them know I’m with Mega. It’s super exciting.”


Hayley Oxborrow

Employee of the Moment

Hayley began her career at Big Pictures in 2001, entering as an invoicing clerk she moved quickly to through the ranks of the office of the financial controller and in relatively short order became office manager.  When an opportunity arose at Splash, Hayley jumped at the chance to join a team of some of the most talented people in the industry. Hayley now brings that  experience to the Mega team. Her expertise in all aspects of accounting, especially AP, AR and royalties can barely be matched.  "I literally cannot wait to get stuck in, and to be working with, what most people in the industry consider to be 'the dream team', makes it even more of an exciting adventure.” We feel the same way. 

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