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Digital agency Touchcast promotes Will Joyce to GM of its Auckland office: Says Andrew Hawley, managing director of Touchcast New Zealand: “After many months of searching, we’ve identified a fantastic internal candidate in Will Joyce, currently our head of strategy. We believe he is the best long-term culture and capability fit for Touchcast and our Auckland clients going forward, especially as we look to evolve our capability in a number of key areas.”

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Four new faces at Chemistry Interaction: Auckland integrated indie agency Chemistry Interaction has hired four new staff members to help service new business wins from Blue Wing Honda, Sovereign, Fairview and Chevron. Three of the new arrivals are in creative, and one in client service.

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Kelly Addis returns to lead new Auckland agency: Zoo Auckland has recently opened its doors in Mt Eden, marking the Melbourne agency’s first international venture. The Auckland agency will be headed by Kelly Addis, formerly based in Melbourne, and whose role has expanded to Auckland/Melbourne CEO.

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RadioLIVE taps Cliff Joiner: RadioLIVE has named Cliff Joiner as Network Director for the nationwide news and talk brand.

He replaces Rik van Dijk, who has been appointed GM for MediaWorks’ Central Otago radio operation.

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Publisher amps up sales force: Bauer Media has rebuilt its ad sales teams, appointed two new executives, reappointed four others, bid farewell to two more – and established what it calls “a brand solutions team” (to be known as the Bauer Media Collective).

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The MPA taps Dykzeul’s PA: The Magazine Publishers Association has appointed Chloe Delamore to the role of commercial & administration executive, responsible for the day-to-day running of MPA business, such as this September’s Magazine Awards and other industry initiatives.

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Colenso promotes internally for key senior roles: Scott Coldham, the current Head of Account Management at Colenso BBDO, has been appointed to the newly created role of General Manager at Colenso. Stepping into Coldham’s current role will be Angela (Ange) Watson.