AUCKLAND, Today: Grey Lynn-based creative service agency Proximity has appointed Simon McKechnie – ex-Rainger & Rolfe – as senior account director.
Proximity ceo Chris Pescott said: “With nine years’ experience in the advertising industry, Simon brings with him a passion for storytelling and helping clients discover bold solutions for their brands.
“Simon joins the agency from Rainger & Rolfe, where he worked across many large-scale corporates, including AA Smartfuel, Healtheries, University of Otago, and the Commerce Commission.
Simon McKechnie said: “I am super-excited to have joined the team at Proximity where I’ll be heading up Mazda, DairyNZ, Frucor and Lone Star, to name a few.”
“I’ve been impressed with Simon’s passion for helping clients step outside of their comfort zones.”
“Working for an agency like Proximity, which is values-driven whilst operating at scale, is hard to beat. I am looking forward to working alongside the great team of people already here.”
Chris Pescott said: “I’ve been impressed with Simon’s passion for helping clients step outside of their comfort zones and try out new things and am pleased he chose to work with our team at Proximity to grow his career.”
“As a modern creative agency, we’re always looking for people who truly love creativity, client partnership and data-driven work that unlocks growth for our clients. Simon is certainly someone who has the experience and the confidence to embrace new methods across the whole marketing spectrum to get the best results for his clients.”
The appointment is effective immediately.
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