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Amid some major changes in the radio industry as NZME and MediaWorks embarked on their new multi-platform strategies, Gill Stewart stepped down as general manager of The Radio Bureau in February after around ten years in the role. And she's now stepped up to the position of chief executive of the Marketing Association, replacing Michael Pryor.
Future Tense: Fairfax's Simon Tong on bloody noses, the fallacy of clickbait and the benefits of scale
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StopPress revealed a few weeks back that Whybin\TBWA's executive creative director Dave King was departing (along with Jodi Willocks, who moved to Assignment) and it's been announced he's heading back to Australia to join Innocean Australia in the newly created role of executive creative director. Now chief executive Todd McLeay has confirmed that TBWA\ Melbourne creative director Andy Lish has stepped in to the breach in Auckland.
Industry happenings at Radio New Zealand, Touchcast, Sugar&Partners, Uno Loco and The Breeze.
John Campbell is leaving the building after tonight's show. And MediaWorks will be doubling up on farewell sausage rolls because it's also the last day for head of marketing and publicity Amanda Wilson, who has been with the company for 12 years.
Whybin\TBWA's chief executive Todd McLeay had a go at industry rumourmongers telling tales of senior departures in a story in the NBR last week, and while he told StopPress he definitely wasn't doing that in an interview in April, it has lost a couple of other senior staffers: executive creative director Dave King and client service director Jodi Willocks. But it's added around eight more after a merger with Starseed PR.
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Industry happenings at Whybin/TBWA, Lion, Strategy Wellington, Destination Queenstown and The Sweet Shop.