Freemans Bay indie agency Republik Communications has announced two senior appointments – digital campaign manager Lucy Dewhirst and account director Kimberley Hogan.
OMD NZ has snatched MediaCom NZ’s Nigel Douglas, and installed him as their own ceo, replacing Kath Watson who resigned last week (effective Tuesday 1 August).
Freemans Bay-based Republik Advertising has appointed Andrew Stephenson as strategy director across its Auckland and Sydney offices.
OMD New Zealand has announced that – after a 20-year career with Omnicom in NZ, the last 10 leading OMD – Kath Watson has tendered her resignation from her ceo role, effective in two weeks – on Tuesday 1 August.
FCB Media has appointed media investment specialist David Turner to the new role of head of investment for FCB Media; he also becomes a member of the agency’s leadership team.
The media team at BC&F Dentsu has welcomed two new members – media manager Alberto Rayado and digital media manager Amelia Jonas.
Kiwi expat creative directors Mark Forgan and Jamie Standen are departing Rosapark Paris after five years to join Ogilvy Paris’ Creative Council, according to a report in Australia’s Campaign Brief.
Nielsen New Zealand marketing & communications manager Kim McFadden – the first port of call for journos working on survey information – has decided to leave the company for a lifestyle change.
Creative partner Rob Jack is leaving Special Group which he founded in 2007 with Tony Bradbourne and Heath Lowe.
Ponsonby creative digital agency Method has engaged the services of brand expert Tanya Smith to fill the newly created role of account director.
Dame Julie Christie is stepping down from the MediaWorks board – a role she has held since 2013 –at the end of June to return to television production and to take on two new board roles.
OMD Wellington has snared Swedish media gun Linus Hjoberg as its new managing partner, replacing Meghan Signalness who is heading to Amsterdam for an international digital marketing role with a global beverage company.