AUCKLAND, Today: Sky has appointed award-winning entrepreneur Lauren Quaintance as chief media & data officer, a new role on Sky’s leadership team.
DDB and Callaghan Innovation launch creative development internship programme
AUCKLAND, Thursday: DDB Group Aotearoa has announced seven new hires to join a creative development squad, selected via the agency’s new internship programme, Ride the Lightning.
BCG2 adds 52 years’ experience to the agency
AUCKLAND, Wednesday: Grey Lynn creative indie BCG2 has welcomed three new hires – Dean Taylor as business director, Gabi Knipe as digital media designer, and Renate Stillwell as Mac op and graphic designer.
Head of Design appointed at Stanley Street
AUCKLAND, Monday: Parnell agency Stanley Street has announced the appointment of award-winning designer Nathan Chambers to lead its design team.
Maria Devereux exits Colenso and moves to the USA
SYDNEY, Today: Former Colenso BBDO star Maria Devereux has joined David Droga’s Accenture Song North America in the role of executive creative director and head of innovation, according to a report in Campaign Brief Australia.
Stuff expands rural offering
AUCKLAND, Today: Stuff is raising its reach into rural audiences, with a sharp new omni-channel offering aimed at farming decision-makers.
Colenso grows strategy department with three international hires
AUCKLAND, Thursday: Colenso BBDO’s strategy department has expanded its expertise with the hires of social strategy director Syd Hargis, senior strategist Megan Jones, and group strategy director Martin Bassot.
Pead grows with two account executive hires
AUCKLAND, Wednesday: As an industry leader that recognises the need to support the rangatahi of the country, Pead says it has a clear commitment to investing in up-and-coming talent, evidenced by the appointment of these two graduates.
UK media star joins OMG’s Hearts & Science NZ
AUCKLAND, Today: Hearts & Science NZ, Omnicom Media Group’s fastest growing media agency, has appointed Amy Pountain in a newly created role as head of investment & activation.
NZME’s Shayne Currie steps into newly created role – editor at large
AUCKLAND, Wednesday: After 19 years at NZME – including the past seven as managing editor, Shayne Currie will step into a new senior role within the business as NZME editor at large – a role that will combine frontline journalism with strategic content initiatives across NZME’s digital, audio, and print platforms.