Saatchi & Saatchi has promoted business director Paul Wilson to the new role of general manager. He will continue in his former role and will retain all his client responsibilities for Toyota/Lexus and DB, but he will now have more involvement with the senior leadership.
Two new senior appointments have been announced in Auckland by Saatchi & Saatchi and Carat.
TV ONE publicist Dominica Leonard has resigned to join World Vision as a PR advisor. “Hopefully, it will be as much fun as working in television has been,” she says.
Assignment Group has hired Kathryn Robinson as strategist/planning director. Previously, she was JWT Auckland head of planning. Also new at Assignment are Aimee McCammon (in a senior marketing role), and Amanda Oliver, who joins as head designer.
TECH GUY FINDS FULFILMENT IN STRATEGY: Sky TV has created a new senior strategy role and promoted Matthew Orange to the position.
Auckland-based agency Union Digital has appointed Lee Burrow as Creative Director and Todd Moody as senior digital account manager.
MediaWorks TV has appointed Reuben Wiremu as TV3 brand manager on a 12-month contract, covering for Rebecca Saunders who is on maternity leave.
Domono’s Pizza and Auckland Conventions Venues & Events have made new appointments of interest to the ad and publishing sector.
► APN News & Media has appointed TRN ceo Jane Hastings to the new rold of ceo of APN NZ, responsible for the company’s local publishing, radio and digital businesses. Both APN New & Media and The Radio Network are divisions of APN.