CHRISTCHURCH, Thursday: Christchurch CBD-based Plato Creative has appointed Hayley O’Connor to the newly created role of people and culture manager, effective immediately.
AUCKLAND, Thursday: In its biggest recruitment drive to date, Newton indie agency Motion Sickness has added five new members to its team.
AUCKLAND, Tuesday: Colenso BBDO MD Angela Watson has confirmed the agency’s chief operating officer Paul Courtney is set to depart today – after 16 years on College Hill.
AUCKLAND, Today: Integrated indie integrated agency YoungShand has appointed experienced media executive Kate McDowell as head of media.
AUCKLAND, Today: FCB New Zealand has announced the promotions of Leisa Wall and Peter Vegas to co-chief creative officers – previously, they were co-ECDs. The pair’s leadership partnership at the agency has already lasted a decade.
AUCKLAND, Thursday: PHD Aotearoa has appointed Sahri Thomson to its growing team of strategists. Preeviously, she was at Stanley St (on the Tourism NZ account).
AUCKLAND, Thursday: The newly minted Film Construction stills division has appointed Sydney-based lifestyle and portrait photographer Jason Ierace for work in NZ.
WELLINGTON, Today: Special has engaged Mark Forgan as the new executive creative director of Special Wellington, following a global recruitment search.
AUCKLAND, Monday: Freemans Bay indie Republik has appointed Tabitha Jessop to the agency’s design team. Jessop graduated from AUT with a Bachelor of Communication Design in 2019.
AUCKLAND, Monday: Ogilvy NZ has added four new faces to its highly regarded customer experience and innovation team, as the agency continues to expand in New Zealand.