AUCKLAND, Today: JCDecaux NZ head Mike Watkins has been appointed chair of the Outdoor Media Association, replacing oOh!Media GM Nick Vile, who will continue as a member of the executive board.
AUCKLAND, Monday: Westhaven marketing agency The Growery has snared the first high-profile casualty from Bauer Media – hiring digital GM Anne Chen as a new-business consultant.
AUCLAND, Today: Stanley St (NZ’s largest independent agency) has announced the arrival of Dan West, who will be taking up the agency’s head of strategy role.
AUCKLAND, Tuesday: Zac Stephenson has been appointed as managing director of MediaCom NZ, while Drew DeSantis is to take over as managing partner of Ikon NZ.
AUCKLAND, Thursday: Driven by multiple new business wins – including Jaguar Land Rover NZ, YooBee and NZ Hops – Grey Lynn-based independent agency True has expanded its creative department with three new senior hires.
AUCKLAND, Thursday: Finch NZ has promoted Jimena Murray and Rebekah ‘Bex’ Kelly to executive-producer roles based at the company’s office in Grey Lynn.
AUCKLAND, Monday: The strategy team at Colenso BBDO continues to grow in 2020 with another senior appointment. Henry Kozak joins as strategy director.
AUCKLAND, Today: Marsden Inch has revealed that seasoned recruiter Clinton Ulyatt has joined the team to work alongside Jeneal Rohrback, Rob Roydhouse and Barry Williamson.
AUCKLAND, Wednesday: North Shore-based customer intelligence agency Perceptive – part of the Clemenger Group – has hired Michael Stones and Angela Dunn as business directors.
SYDNEY, Thursday: MediaCom Australia has appointed Kiwi Matthew Vogts to the newly created role of ANZ chief growth officer AUNZ, responsible for client and agency business development across its Australian and New Zealand businesses.