Mark Copplestone joins NZME

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AUCKLAND, Today: NZME has appointed prominent adman Mark Copplestone to the role of commercial development manager, based in Christchurch.

Copplestone has most recently been national sales director for Stuff and has 25 years of leading high-performing sales teams.

Prior to joining Fairfax, he launched InMobi and Groupon in NZ and was previously with TVNZ, Publicis NZ and managing partner of Optimedia.

NZME chief revenue officer Paul Hancox said: “Mark will be working closely with our commercial team in Canterbury to create and activate the very best integrated media solutions for clients, delivering on their business objectives.

“Canterbury is an incredibly important market for NZME.”

“I’ve had the pleasure of working with Mark for a number of years now as both an ally and as a formidable competitor – he’ll bring tremendous knowledge to the market to complement our Christchurh GM Matt Bowness and his team.

“Canterbury is an incredibly important market for NZME.”

Matt Bowness said: “We are absolutely delighted to have Mark join us with his proven record of building and developing sales team and providing clients with solutions that work. Mark is a great addition to our team and has started immediately.”

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