Saatchi & Saatchi Worldwide executive chairman Kevin Roberts has been appointed chairman of fast-growing home delivery service My Food Bag, co-founded by Theresa Gattung.
A growing Kiwi tech startup aims to raise $500,000 through equity crowdfunding to continue to grow its social marketplace app, which is based on a geo-advertising business model.
FCB has announced that Bryan Crawford, chairman and ceo of FCB NZ, will split his current responsibilities and will hand over the ceo title to FCB’s current managing director Brian van den Hurk.
Freemans Bay-based PR shop Lily & Louis has welcomed several new clients to growing portfolio.
FCB is thought to have won a chunk of the Holden NZ advertising business. Stoppress was unable to contact Marnie Jane Samphier, the general manager of marketing at Holden New Zealand, and Ogilvy’s Paul Manning for comment.
Colenso and Anchor have launched part 2 of Must Be Milk, the campaign that started last year to counter declining milk consumption.
Ambba Kuthiala Joins Creative Crowdsourcing Platform eYeka: Former Publicis Singapore GM Ambba Kuthiala is to join global crowdsourcing creative agency eYeka as managing director for Asia Pacific. eYeka set up an office in Auckland last month under the helmsmanship of The Dept.’s Trevor Moodie, but Kuthiala will continue to be based in Singapore.
Newmarket Business Association ceo Mark Knoff-Thomas tells M+AD how the smart shopping precinct survived the GFC, how innovative marketing is keeping it in prime position, and its future in a digital shopping age.
From today, a new and purpose-built www.viva.co.nz that NZME says will deliver the best in fashion, beauty, food, culture, dining out and design, every day. Viva managing editor Amanda Linnell says ramping up Viva’s offering from weekly to daily with a new standalone site is an exciting and natural evolution from the success over the last seven years of her tenure with the weekly Viva Magazine, delivered on Wednesdays with the Herald.
Ogilvy & Mather have won February’s Newspaper Ad of the Month with their Rebel Sport Big Kahuna ad. The judges – Rob Cook (Barnes Catmur) and Darran Wong-Kam (Ogilvy & Mather) – agreed it was a “Nice simple idea that immediately grabbed your attention”.
Auckland agency Designstein has been appointed as the advertising agency for Niue Tourism after a competitive tender process. The shortlist included the incumbent and two other larger agencies – but the client declines to name them.
Samsung has shot three TVCs to launch its new Galaxy S6 phones globally. The S6 becomes available in NZ in April, but it’s not yet clear if the company will also devise a local campaign.