AUCKLAND, Monday: DDB Group’s digital experience agency Tribal Aotearoa has announced four new hires across different areas of the business.
Tribal managing partner James Blair said: The appointments follow a raft of new business wins, including Heritage NZ Pouhere Taonga, Triton Hearing, Now Broadband, NZ Infrastructure Commission/Te Waihanga and the Cannabis Clinic.
“The agency has appointed Keshina Whitmore as senior business director. She joins Tribal from Fonterra, where she helped to deliver on strategic initiatives and mobile apps for on-farm management and Anchor Food professionals in the South East Asian Market.
“Stephanie Gastaldo has joined the team as senior account manager, her first permanent role in Aotearoa after making the move from Switzerland.
“It’s a tight market out there and we’re proud to have a growing team of talented and nice humans across a range of disciplines.”
“Having previously worked at Saatchi & Saatchi, Publicis and Spinas Civil Voices in Zurich, Stephanie has a wealth of marketing experience working across a variety of sectors, including automotive, banking and telecommunications as well as fundraising organisations, such as WWF and Greenpeace.
“Tribal has also bolstered its social media capabilities with the appointment of a junior social media manager to join the wider community management and social team. Stepping into the role is CJ Stoffberg, who will be supporting the team deliver strong results for Samsung NZ, Now Broadband and other key clients’ social channels.
“Providing additional creative support to both DDB and Tribal is Guy Trengrove, who has been appointed as a creative. Guy has previously worked at indie agency Hello, where he worked on G-Shock, TAB, St John & Garage Project.
“It’s a tight market out there and we’re proud to have a growing team of talented and nice humans across a range of disciplines, who help us deliver great, award-winning campaigns for our clients.”
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