AUCKLAND, Monday: Independent PR agency Adhesive has announced the appointment of Eleisha Balmer as its new head of PR in New Zealand, replacing Lwindi Ellis who – after three years in the job – has departed to spend more time at home with her family.
AUCKLAND, Today: NZME has snared three executives from MediaWorks, in a move that does no favours to a network already under pressure (scroll down for a link to the Spinoff story Return to state-owned monopoly a reality?).
AUCKLAND, Today: Customer intelligence agency Perceptive has appointed Hoon Kim to the role of research operations coordinator. Previously, Kim was Pacific CI&I operations manager at Nielsen.
AUCKLAND, Today: Dentsu Aegis Network NZ has announced two new senior appointments – both in leadership roles.
AUCKLAND, Tuesday: IAB New Zealand has announced the appointment of Bauer Media digital gm Anne Chen to its board – an Auckland-based commercial digital expert with an international reputation.
AUCKLAND, Today: The New Zealand arm of global integrated creative agency VMLY&R has appointed Bhavika Rambhai as its new head of social media strategy.
AUCKLAND, Today: Colenso BBDO has announced the result of a successful visit to the senior ranks at Air New Zealand – the agency has hired Tracey Reed as lead strategist, personalisation & optimisation.
AUCKLAND, Today: Healthy Life Media, owners of the OOH Health TV network, have announced the return of industry veteran Trish Turney as media manager of the network.
AUCKLAND, Wednesday: Creative innovations agency Method has appointed former Pixel Fusion ceo Hayden Judd as GM, a move the agency believes “will help the business gear up for sustained growth.”
AUCKLAND, Today: Teresa Luckman has recently departed London to join the Colenso BBDO team as experience design lead. A native Kiwi, Luckman is a designer by trade, with more than a decade of experience in digital design, UI/UX design and, most recently, customer and brand experience design.