AUCKLAND, Today: Independent agency Motion Sickness has promoted Jordan Stent to creative director. Agency founder Sam Stuchbury will now step up as executive creative director.
NEW YORK, Tuesday: dentsu USA CCO Menno Kluin – writing for Best Ads – has selected DDB Aotearoa’s Sky TV The Watch as the second-best TVC in the world.
AUCKLAND, Tuesday: Several well-known Kiwi musicians are putting their face to MediaWorks’ vaccination tally campaign, which launched last week on MediaWorks’ digital out-of-home billboards.
AUCKLAND, Tuesday: NZ biotechnology company SRW Laboratories has engaged former deputy PM Paula Bennett as brand ambassador to promote the company’s leading-edge range of health supplements.
SYDNEY, Today: Avis Budget Group AUNZ has unveiled Driven by Better, a long-term brand platform for the Avis brand. The launch campaign was created by Sydney-based agency partner Host/Havas, with media by Havas NZ.
AUCKLAND, Today: Domestic violence service provider Shine has launched a new billboard campaign with Lumo in response to an escalation of abuse during lockdown.
AUCKLAND, Today: dentsu and Flying Fish’s Pizza Hut The Yumpire tvc has led to impressive numbers, the agency reports. Launched in mid-April, The Yumpire has smashed single day and weekly sales records.
SYDNEY, Monday: The deployment of in-house agencies by NZ and Australian brands is booming trend, according to IHAC and Kantar Research.
HAMILTON, Today: Waikato-based website developer Blutui has partnered with global martech consultancy Tangram in a drive to improve worldwide sales of their development platform.
AUCKLAND, Monday: “In the famously cutthroat media world, chief executives aren’t known for having a long shelf life,” writes Daniel Dunkley in the latest edition of NZ indie news site BusinessDesk. “Robert Morgan, the ceo of Clemenger Group for the past 23 years, is an exception to that rule.”