The Clemenger Group New Zealand has announced that Craig Whitehead has resigned as chief creative officer at 99 retail advertising agency, effective June 30.
MediaWorks has appointed Cathy O’Sullivan as head of digital for Newshub where she will lead Newshub’s strategy & editorial direction for its digital properties, including newshub.co.nz , social channels and other platforms.
Janet Smith has joined NZME today as GM, Digital Ventures – Driven, reporting into chief digital officer Laura Maxwell. Smith has most recently been with Fairfax Media, initially in a commercial transformation role, and was later promoted to national sales director responsible for driving direct revenue across NZ.
The Sweetshop has unveiled a management restructure of its global team to create more opportunities for its international roster of directors, allowing their content to operate across new multiple platforms and multi-outlet streams.
Industry veteran Lee Parkinson begins today as strategic director of Strategy Creative Christchurch. Previously, he worked at Christchurch agency Plato.
The Comms Council has announced the appointment of Mindshare managing director Samantha Osborne to the position of Chair for the Media Committee.
Ascential, the parent company of the Cannes Lions, has named Philip Thomas as its new chairman, taking over from Terry Savage, who finishes his term in June – after 33 years.
APN Outdoor Group Limited has announced the appointment of Jeremy Howe to the new, Australia-based role of chief strategy and innovation officer.
FCB has promoted Blair Alexander, previously FCB Media general manager, to the role of media managing director, taking over from Rufus Chuter, who leaves in May (destination unknown, at this stage).
Parnell based, award-winning digital production company Satellite has appointed Kevin Schluter to the new role of head of creative strategy.
After 15 years running Graham Strategic Limited as sole MD, and following the merger five years ago with Oriental Bay-based Promotus Advertising and running GSL Promotus in tandem with joint MD Sigrun Grice, Leigh Graham has announced her resignation from the agency, effective end of March.
Sydney, March 15: Leading Australasian marketing comms group WPP ANZ has appointed Sydney-based Peter Bosilkovski as Y&R’s Australia & NZ regional ceo.