UK-based independent advertising effectiveness consultant Peter Field returns to NZ next month to conduct a half-day seminar for CAANZ on how to increase ROI and the chances of business success.
Award-winning director Tim Bullock has announced his departure from Prodigy and plans to venture solo into the Australasian market, according to a report in Campaign Brief Australia.
After six years with the DDB Group-owned brand consultancy Interbrand, MD James Bickford has resigned. He’s already left the agency, en route to a new gig in Singapore. Exactly what the job is in Singapore is unclear – and the NZ agency reckons it doesn’t know.
Hazel Phillips, editor at Tangible Media’s Idealog magazine since 2011, has quit to join Fonterra’s PR consultancy, Baldwin Boyle Group.
Whybin\TBWA chief creative officer Toby Talbot has handed in his cards after only one year in the job, and is to return to the DDB fold at DDB Sydney in the same CCO role.
► APN News & Media has appointed TRN ceo Jane Hastings to the new rold of ceo of APN NZ, responsible for the company’s local publishing, radio and digital businesses. Both APN New & Media and The Radio Network are divisions of APN.
Sierra Coffee has appointed Freeman’s Bay Indie Republik to manage its design, creative and media business, across all their coffee brands.
Sam Hunt is the magic ingredient that takes Sugar&Partners’ latest TV & cinema campaign for World Vision to a level seldom seen in Third World aid ads.
Strong industry support enabled the inaugural APN McNally Classic fishing competition to make a good profit – all of which goes to the Men’s Health Trust.
Former FCB New Zealand ECD Rob Sherlock is to join Japanese-based ASATSU-DK (ADK) as its first worldwide executive creative director, with the main focus on the overseas market.