AUCKLAND, Today: JCDecaux NZ head Mike Watkins has been appointed chair of the Outdoor Media Association, replacing oOh!Media GM Nick Vile, who will continue as a member of the executive board.
With 28 years’ experience in the out-of-home and advertising sectors, Watkins will lead the OMANZ board of five industry members.
Watkins’ new appontment is effective immediately.
“His experience in both the out-of-home and advertising agency industries will help us drive us forward.”
“I’m thrilled to be working with a highly passionate group of media owners who are committed to driving the media forward,” Watkins said.
“I am excited to lead the team through a number of strategic initiatives that will unify the members as well as strengthening our relationships with our clients.
“I’d like to thank Nick Vile for his work over the past two years as chairman and the wider OMANZ team for setting the path we are about to embark upon.”
OMANZ GM Natasha O’Connor said: “Mike has been an invaluable member of the board, and his experience in both the out-of-home and advertising agency industries will help us drive us forward.”
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