Google has confirmed that New Zealand country director Tony Keusgen has been replaced by Stephanie Davis.
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Biggsy and Duster may sound like characters in a gangster film. But they're actually Assignment Group's two newest hires, Philip Andrew and Peter Biggs.
Changes at FCB, MediaWorks, Fairfax, Bauer, Sovereign, Postr and DDB.
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This week has seen an executive shuffle at two of the nation's major media players. Following on from reports that MediaWorks group head of revenue Liz Fraser had resigned from her post to take up a new position at Air New Zealand, NZME has today announced the appointment of Laura Maxwell as its group head of revenue and Sandra King as general manger of market solutions. Update: NZME responds to a few questions regarding the changes.
NZME has brought on board Irene Chapple as the NZ Herald’s new digital editor, who is returning to the Herald after ten years in other roles, and several years overseas.
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Malcolm Phillipps joined 2degrees just a few months after it launched in late 2009 and he’s been a key figure in its evolution from a cheap and cheerful challenger brand to a grown-up, full-spectrum telco. Now he’s set to chuck it in and head to the Waikato.
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