AUCKLAND, Tuesday: Off the back of recent account wins, including Oceania Healthcare and Hellers, indie creative agency YoungShand has announced the appointment of Claire Backhouse as its new strategy director.
AUCKLAND, Today: Full-service production company Reel Factory has signed two prominent New Zealand directors to its roster – Robin Walters and Sigi Spath.
AUCKLAND, Today: Marketer Brook Cameron has been appointed to lead the Newspaper Publishers Association , taking over from outgoing chief executive Brian Hill.
MOUNTAIN VIEW, CALIFORNIA, Today: Google co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin have announced that they were leaving their respective roles at Alphabet, Google’s parent company.
SYDNEY, Thursday: Indie Transtasman creative experiences agency Because has been named Experiential Agency of the Year at the B&T Awards, and increased staff numbers at its Auckland office.
AUCKLAND, Thursday: Comms Council industry support group The First Five Rungs will head into the New Year with a new chair, new deputy chair and five new members on its committee.
AUCKLAND, Today: North Shore-based customer intelligence agency Perceptive has appointed Katya Krone to the role of senior research consultant.
AUCKLAND, Today: Pead PR has appointed three new staffers to its integrated communications division. Devin Monajem joins as head of digital engagement, Duncan Killick has been promoted to content & partnerships manager and Apela Bell has been hired as social content producer.
AUCKLAND, Today: Ellerslie-based media/strategy/technology indie Together has welcomed on board a leading NZ programmatic specialist to a new role leading the agency’s approach to programmable media.
MELBOURNE, Yesterday: Dentsu Aegis Network ANZ ceo Henry Tajer has been ousted after less than a year in the role. He was immediately replaced by Melbourne-based Angela Tangas.