AUCKLAND, Wednesday: With the dawn of a new year, Stanley St are investing heavily in tech and digital capabilities with the recent appointment of two best-in-class hires in the search and digi-tech spaces.
Position filled: CCO at Phantom
GREY LYNN, Today: Recently there was an addition to Phantom’s C Suite. “Obi joined us as CCO (chief cuddle officer) late last year,” writes Yoannah Dieudonne in an affectionate piece in the latest Phan Mail – out of “the world’s sweetest little outdoor advertising company”.
Chemistry boosts creative firepower with Sarah Chernishov & Matt Watts as creative directors
AUCKLAND, Today Following several new business wins and a number of award-winning creative campaigns last year, Westhaven-based creative indie Chemistry has hired Sarah Chernishov and Matt Watts as creative director.
Stickybeak NZ appoints first head of global growth
AUCKLAND, Monday: Research/testing platform Stickybeak NZ has appointed NZ-based Anna Fitzgerald as its first head of global growth. She reports to ceo Anna Henwood (also in Auckland).
Vistar Media expands NZ team to support growth
AUCKLAND, Monday: Vistar Media, a global provider of programmatic technology for digital out-of-home, has appointed Jack Manning as its new account director for New Zealand (NZ) to support further expansion in the region.
oOh!media bolsters sales team with promotion for Charlotte White
AUCKLAND, Today: oOh!media has tapped Charlotte White as a new group sales leader, reporting to head of sales Ben Gibb, effective immediately.
Sandpiper adds to growing New Zealand team
AUCKLAND, Today: Hastings-based strategic communications and public affairs consultancy Sandpiper has grown its presence in NZ with the appointment of Camille Middleditch as associate director and Charlotte Whale as senior consultant.
Kargo APAC appoints Lizzie Westgate as sales manager for NZ
AUCKLAND, Thursday: Advertising platform Kargo APAC has recently appointed Lizzie Westgate as its Auckland-based New Zealand sales manager.
RBA’s new ceo
AUCKLAND, Wednesday: Ad/media veteran Alistair Jamison has been named as ceo of the Radio Broadcasters Association, taking over from Jana Rangooni who has moved into a newly created independent RBA chair role (see accompanying story).
Stepfather taps Aimee McCammon for Pic’s ceo gig
WELLINGTON, Friday: Ad exec Aimee McCammon has been appointed to lead celebrated FMCG brand Pic’s Peanut Butter. She takes up the role this morning.