Sydney & Auckland-based global search & selection organisation Hourigan International has appointed Natasja Barclay as leadership consultant, joining managing partner Mark Jenner in the Auckland office.
Woolworths Australia is looking at looks at paying compensation to agencies involved in a prolonged pitch for its A$240m media account business.
The Green Party has appointed downtown Auckland agency Post Creative to work on the party’s upcoming election campaign.
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.
This year’s Effies Entry Writing Workshop will again be facilitated by Convenor of Judges Lew Bentley, an Auckland-based independent strategic planner and researcher.
Saatchi & Saatchi Worldwide CEO Kevin Roberts has resigned as an independent director on the board of Telecom/Spark – and has been replaced by a San Francisco-based Aussie.
To launch World Oceans Day, DDB and Greenpeace created a new video ep of social media phenomenon The Beached Whale, revealing that the popular animated cetacean had died from eating too much “plistuc”.
Ogilvy & Mather has created a new print campaign for Forest & Bird that swings on the power of a humble $5 bill. It will run in The Listener, and other selected magazines.
Hard on the heels of an All of Government listing, Christchurch-based media independent ImMediate reports that it has won a number of new accounts.
Auckland-based Cannes Grand Prix-winning advertising & design agency Special Group has confirmed it is opening its first international office, in Sydney.