Arrivals & Departures

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Raydar bolsters shopper activation: Clemenger’s Grafton-based shopper activation agency Raydar has appointed Paul Dobbin as creative strategist – a key addition to the senior team at Raydar.

Lily & Louis hooks Tile Depot, Zuru Toys

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Freemans Bay-based PR outfit Lily & Louis has added two new clients to its portfolio – Tile Depot and Zuru Toys. Tile Depot says it offers the best value and widest range of tiles on the market. The appointment of Lily & Louis marks the first time the family-owned business has worked with an external PR agency in its 20 years in business.

A French connection

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Mark Forgan and Jamie Standen started their ad careers at Clemenger BBDO Wellington, then six years later moved to the opposite side of the world and become French, at least a little bit. The pair’s journey has been covered in some detail in a Q+A on Australia’s Campaign Brief site.

Good coffee – better channel

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Viaduct Harbour-based visual content company BrandWorld has partnered with Auckland artist/actor/writer/director Dwayne Cameron to tell Orb Coffee’s story to the world, and spreading the news that Orb is now available in supermarkets.

RIP: Konrad Smith

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King St Advertising copywriter Konrad Smith died suddenly at his home in Hamilton on Saturday. “He leaves behind his wife Nicole and two beautiful children – daughter Charlie (4) and son Karter (5 months).

Network for sale?

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Another network of FM stereo frequencies – in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch – seems destined to come on the market after MediaWorks announced that Kiwi FM will close on Tuesday 31 March.