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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.
Industry happenings at Ebiquity, Chemistry Interaction, Thick as Thieves, bcg2, Bauer Media, Sky and VeNA.
Future Tense: Fairfax's Simon Tong on bloody noses, the fallacy of clickbait and the benefits of scale
Industry happenings at Saatchi & Saatchi, NBR, Weta, Pandora, Images & Sound, BBC, Ambient Group, Lily & Louis, Republik and Outdoor Media Group.
Industry happenings at TRA, Dot Loves Data, Adshel, Comvita, Intelligent Ink, Better by Design and Asia Pacific Digital.
The Clemenger Group has announced that Colenso BBDO chief executive Nick Garrett will move across to Clemenger BBDO Melbourne to take up the chief executive role that was left vacant following the departure of Peter Biggs, who retired in September last year.
Industry happenings at Radio New Zealand, Icebreaker, Big Mobile, KOR Creative, Greater Group and Hypermedia.
Industry happenings at Canon, Content Boutique, NZ Herald and oOh!media.
Industry happenings at DNA, Facebook, Adshel, Orange Productions, MediaWorks, Vanilla Brief, BTL and Maori TV.
Industry happenings at NZME, MediaWorks, Colenso BBDO/Proximity, Bauer, Chemistry Interaction, JustOne/.99, 2degrees, FutureYou, Ambient Group, Vena, eStar and Adhub.
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.
Industry happenings at Metro, Colenso BBDO, NZME, NBR, Showcase Workshop, 3rdeye Recruitment, Font and Naked Recruitment.
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.