Colenso promotes ‘invaluable champion’

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AUCKLAND, Wednesday: Colenso BBDO has promoted managing partner Lucy Grigg to the role of general manager. Grigg brings experience from agencies on both sides of the Tasman working with NAB, BNZ, Airbnb, Spark, Fonterra and DB.

Colenso MD Angela Watson said: “Lucy Grigg is amazing and we’re delighted she’s taking up this new role. It’s always a thrill to be able to promote from within and bring another talented human into the overall leadership of the agency.

“Lucy has impressive and diverse experience in business, brand building and communications along with a very special ability to always drive the work forward. She’s an invaluable champion of our work, our people, and our client partners. Her experience and creativity are just what we need as we embark on our next chapter.”

As part of her new role, Grigg will also be taking the lead on Spark.

“Lucy is a weapon, she is on my side. Whew!”

Lucy Grigg said: “With new leadership comes new opportunities, and I’m passionate about helping lead the talented humans at Colenso, with Angela at the helm.

“It’s a pretty exciting time to be part of Colenso – we have a clear point of view of where and what we want to be for our people and our clients, and I’m proud I can be part of something awesome in an agency I love.”

Colenso chief strategic officer Rob Campbell said: “Lucy is a weapon, she is on my side. Whew!”

Grigg joins the Colenso executive team alongside Angela Watson, Rob Campbell, Maria Devereaux, Simon Vicars, Paul Courtney, and Richard Schoeffel.

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