AUCKLAND, Thursday: justONE managing director Ben Goodale is to leave the agency at the end of the year and take a career break, which coincides with a big relocation exercise about to be undertaken by the agency.
AUCKLAND, Thursday: Ogilvy has welcomed Huia Ngapo to the team in the capacity of marketing director. She brings diverse experience, having worked in senior level roles for the last 10 years both locally and internationally.
AUCKLAND, Today: Ipsos NZ MD Carin Hercock has announced the appointment of Amanda Dudding as director, public affairs research and head of its Wellington office.
AUCKLAND, Wednesday: Ogilvy is rolling out the red carpet for senior creative Cece Chu, who has returned to New Zealand after three and a half years abroad.
The recent release of five digital properties; Kupu (Spark), Convert-it (BNZ), SelfieSTIX Filters (Pedigree), My Moni (BNZ), and Penny the Penguin (BNZ) marks the end of the long rebuild for the digital offering at Colenso BBDO.
AUCKLAND, Today: NZME has announced the appointment of Nikki Stevens to the new role of GM of its Wellington and Australian agency teams – a position which includes oversight of Australia agency Markets (which takes care of NZME business in Sydney & Melbourne).
AUCKLAND, Today: Exponential Interactive, one of the largest digital advertising companies reaching more than 700 million users monthly, has appointed Max Charnin as senior sales manager, NZ.
Four personnel changes at the Interactive Advertising Bureau – Laura Maxwell has stepped down as chair of the IABNZ board, but will remain as a board member. Rhys Heron, who is currently a board membe,r will replace her as chair. Heron is currently the Managing Director of Mi9 NZ.
Curious Film has signed Australian Lucy Knox to its roster of directors. “She’s a talent swiftly rising, and making a name for herself both in NZ and Australia.,” says Auckland-based Curious MD/EP Kate Roydhouse (in a release).
W.A.M. Bleakley (William Alexander Magnus, aka Bill) has progressed from VCA graduate, to award-winning short film maker, to award-winning music video director, to the Curious roster of commercial directors.