99 taps creative trio

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AUCKLAND, Today: 99 has appointed Matt Oak as head of design. Oak has two decades of design experience across a diverse range of disciplines including architecture, packaging, brand identity, and comms.

Smart suit

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AUCKLAND, Today: Parnell-based creative agency Studio7 has added Jody McPherson to their team as business director to help cope with what the agency describes as “an exciting growth phase”.

BrandWorld leader steps back

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AUCKLAND, Today: Richard Stevens will step back from the role of managing director of BrandWorld Auckland after almost 10 years at the helm. He will be replaced by experienced executive Rachael Weaver, who will assume the role of general manager, effective immediately.

Four to Mango

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AUCKLAND, Tuesday: After a strong first half, Mango has announced four new hires across its PR and experiential teams. Liz Holt joins as a senior account director, leading key accounts including Samsung, American Express, Lion and booking.com.