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.
AUCKLAND, Tuesday: Following what it calls “a period of sustained business growth”, Colenso BBDO has strengthened its strategic firepower by adding Nathalie Moolenschot as head of customer experience strategy.
AUCKLAND, Tuesday: NZME has made key changes to its in-house media solutions division, doubling down (says CreateMe head Greg McCrea) “on its commitment to deliver a world-class one-stop shop for customers and clients”.
AUCKLAND, Wednesday: Mango Communications has formalised its corporate comms offering with leading PR practitioner Jill Dryden heading up the dedicated service.
AUCKLAND, Today: Professional director/writer/broadcaster Mike “Mod” O’Donnell has been appointed to the board of Realestate.co.nz.
AUCKLAND, Today: Creative director Maria Devereux has been promoted to executive creative director at Colenso BBDO. She replaces Dan Wright who is to be moved to a group ECD role (the agency promises to reveal more “in a couple of days”).
AUCKLAND, Friday: MetService (or – as they like to call themselves: “The Mighty Metservice”) has made two key new appointments. MetService is a lot more than just a weather forecast – it’s a major vehicle for ad messages, and is the 7th largest NZ website and the 3rd largest mobile site.
AUCKLAND, Tuesday: The Comms Council has appointed independent strategic consultant Simon Lendrum as the convenor for the 2020 Beacon Awards (held in association with oOh!media).
AUCKLAND, Today: Despite nothing but silence from AUT Adschool, M+AD Daily sources have confirmed that the next head of the school is likely to be Daniel Fastnedge.