AUCKLAND, Tuesday: Saatchi & Saatchi New Zealand has added three new senior creative teams – six people – to its line-up. They include senior art director Tim Yates, senior copywriters Josh Stuart – & Claire Herselman, senior art directors Kat Tadaki & Gina Morgan, and copywriter Eliza Romanos.
Yates and Stuart both joined from Y&R Auckland. Previously at DDB Aotearoa for five years, Yates recently returned from a seven-year stint at Saatchi & Saatchi Melbourne. Stuart previously worked in Europe for five years and before that, at Clemenger BBDO Wellington.
“We’re stoked to welcome such a great bunch of people to The Strand.”
Herselman joins from a stint locally with the Monkeys, having returned last year from Sydney where she had been at Ogilvy & Mather. She is joined by Tadaki, returning to Saatchi with 10 years of experience from her time at DDB, Clemenger and Colenso.
Morgan and Romanos, who most recently joined the Saatchi team after three years at Colenso (collecting the Emerging Talent gong at Axis 2020).
CCO Steve Cochran, said: “We’re stoked to welcome such a great bunch of people to The Strand.
“And now we’re simply excited to see what they do with all the opportunities we have ahead of us thanks to an enviable list of great client partnerships.”
Recent Saatchi account wins include DB Export, Tiger Beer, FIFA Women’s World Cup, Tourism NZ Westpac, Z Energy and global trading platform, Pepperstone.
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