AUCKLAND, Tuesday: Flying Fish has signed two high-profile directors for commercial work in the Antipodes – Californian Matt Bieler & Brazilian-born Tino (Airton Carmiagani).
AUCKLAND, Today: New business is seeing Newmarket-based indie Cartel Media grow and adopt new technology to support media agencies and direct clients.
AUCKLAND, Wednesday: PHD Group has announced the appointment of Rachel Bayfield as chief technology & innovation officer, replacing Christophe Spence (who’s joined GroupM).
AUCKLAND, Today: The National Business Review reports that it has appointed a chief executive with a successful track record in subscription businesses, following an international search to fill the role.
AUCKLAND, Today: Writer/director Kent Briggs has joined YoungShand in Ponsonvy after recently completing the TVNZ series The Social Media Virgin, an experiment to see if he can get to one million followers in 100 days.
AUCKLAND, Today: Leading social media agency Socialites Group has appointed Emma Pickles as a senior social media manager. Pickles was previously a social media manager at GroupM, delivering on paid social media strategy, buying and optimisation.
AUCKLAND, Monday: The NZME has unveiled a “new-look makeover” of the Herald on Sunday which will include a new insert title – Reset magazine.
AUCKLAND, Thursday: FCB Media has futureproofed its senior leadership team, elevating key talent and introducing new roles off the back of a period of growth for the agency.
AUCKLAND, Today: Phantom Billstickers has announced four new hires – Joel Madden, Kiera Richardso, Connor Dyer, and Paige Grant-Huggett.
AUCKLAND, Today: Special PR has announced two new hires – Natalie Chandler as account director and Sophie Harsent as account manager.