New Zealand’s largest indie media agency MBM has made significant changes, drawing on expertise and performance from within to cement in place a new-look, five-strong management team.
The Clemenger Group has unveiled senior management changes at the group’s PR agency Porter Novelli NZ. Managing director Strahan Wallis will move to the US as managing director of Porter Novelli Southern California.
Microsoft NZ has made three senior appointments to its Auckland-based marketing team. Chris Dick steps into the role of head of marketing, Pip Simeon takes the commercial marketing lead role and Bob Glancy joins as communications lead.
Auckland communications agency Mango – part of the DDB Group – has welcomed back two senior practitioners to its fold, hired a newbie, and promoted two from within the agency.
Kingsland-based digital agency Darkhorse has hired experienced digital marketer April Findlay after landing the Black Dog Brewing Company, DHL and Black Interiors accounts.
Full-service NZ talent agency The Pond has is welcoming a new senior talent agent to their team, Will Gregory. He began his professional life as a graphic designer converted to an account manager, using his real talent for bringing people together, getting the best out of clients, and making creative stuff happen.
Lumo Digital Outdoor, a relative newcomer to the outdoor media sector, has added Stacey Gattsche, to its team (which includes Phil Clemas & Kent Harrison – long-time M+AD friends – and Jamie Snow) as media sales director.
TVNZ ceo Kevin Kenrick has announced the appointment of Cate Slater as director of content and Andrew Shaw as deputy director of content.
Dentsu Aegis NZ’s strategic media investment division Amplifi has appointed Anna Lawson as trading manager, based in Auckland.
Former FCB client services manager Simon Teagle has taken a diversion from his long media agency career to enter the OOH world, where he has been appointed general manager at nationwide bus & billboard company Go Media.
Paul Nagy, a former ECD of Clemenger BBDO Wellington and most recently ex-ECD Clemenger BBDO Sydney, has been appointed CCO of Y&R Australia, according to a report in Campaign Brief Australia.
Carat NZ has made new senior hires to service its growing client base, recruiting two group business directors from the worlds of both advertising and media.