AUCKLAND, Thursday: TBWA\NZ has appointed Matt Kingston as its new head of strategy & planning across TBWA Group New Zealand.
AUCKLAND, Today: Leading public relations/digital agency Pead PR has made two key appointments to its Lifestyle account management team, bringing on Fiona Hanlon and Aimée Higgins into account director roles.
AUCKLAND, Wednesday: Bauer Media has established a new travel editor role and is streamlining the creation of its sought-after travel content across all consumer magazine and digital brands within its business.
AUCKLAND, Tuesday: Prescription lenses supplier Essilor NZ (a division of Paris-based Essilor International) has appointed a local national sales & marketing manager. Essilor NZ has no creative agency of record, but has previously worked with NZ comms shops Creature, Just Soap, Incentive Solutions, and of course Impact PR (who supplied the release).
AUCKLAND, Today: Leading customer intelligence agency Perceptive has announced that Andy Strain will be joining the team as senior research analyst this month.
AUCKLAND, Today: Leading comms sector recruiters Marsden Inch have announced that industry stalwart Barry Williamson is joining their business as an associate, and will continue to specialise in media placements across agency, media owner and client-side roles. Previously, Williamson was a consultant at recruiter 3rdeye.
AUCKLAND, Today: Colmar Brunton client executive Andy Strain has resigned from the company – just days after they pulled out of their Top 10 Ads agreement with M+AD Daily.
AUCKLAND, Today: Nine Australia’s digital media subsidiary Mi9 New Zealand has appointed Jonathan Devereux as programmatic manager.
AUCKLAND, Wednesday: Stuff has welcomed aboard UK import Chloe Hubbard as its new Auckland editor in chief.
AUCKLAND, Tuesday: The Magazine Publishers Association has appointed Sally Duggan as executive director, taking over the role from Pip Elliott, who left in December.