Auckland indie Lassoo Media & PR has strengthened its digital team – promoting one staffer, and bringing back an old friend – as online marketing spend in New Zealand continues to grow.
Freeview has appointed Jason Foden as chief executive officer after serving several months as acting general manager. Prior to taking up his role at Freeview, Foden was the general manager of OnDemand at TVNZ for over three years.
Global media agency network Mindshare has appointed Campbell Smith to the role of client leader at Mindshare New Zealand.
DDB Group’s CRM shop Track NZ (formerly known as Rapp) has appointed senior copywriter Claire Huddart – a 25-year veteran at leading agencies in London & Auckland – to its creative team in Greys Ave.
Leading ANZ cloud accounting company Reckon has appointed Nicholas Ogilvy as business development manager to continue to grow its 6000-strong partner network.
“We are stoked to welcome our new directing team Stacey Lee & Anthony Mathile who have just joined the Fish roster,” writes MD/EP James Moore.
Sky TV has promoted senior publicist Leah Smith to publicity manager, product & digital content, focusing on SVOD service, NEON, as well as product initiatives.
Val Morgan has announced the appointment of Matt Tremain as NZ cinema sales director, replacing Suzie Lamborn who has resigned.
The Warehouse Group has appointed Jonathan Waecker into a newly created role of chief marketing officer. Reporting to group ceo Nick Grayston, Waecker will oversee all the group’s marketing and communications activities, leading brand strategy and driving customer engagement for The Warehouse Group and its brands.
SYDNEY: Global marketing software provider Marketo has hired Dallas-based Sarah Kennedy as its chief marketing officer (CMO). In addition, it has promoted California-based Matthew Zilli to the role of chief customer officer (CCO). Both will sit on Marketo’s executive team, reporting into ceo Steve Lucas.
Dentsu Aegis Network has promoted Melbourne-based Dentsu Mitchell managing director Adrian Roeling to the role of President, Amplifi Australia & New Zealand.
As its business throughout the ANZ region continues to grow, ESPN has announced the addition of Rita Steel as NZ sales manager to the newly aligned Disney ESPN media sales & partnerships team.