After a decade-long innings at FCB, Matt Scott is joining Assignment Group as managing partner of the Auckland office. He joins head of planning Matt Kingston, who left Special Group for Assignment earlier this year. UPDATE: Meanwhile, group account director Jane Wardlaw has been promoted to the role of head of account management at FCB.
Minutes were taken, bad coffee was consumed, plaques were handed out and thanks were given at the Marketing Association’s AGM a couple of days ago. And the end result was a few new yet well-known humans taking up positions on the various boards and networks of 'your' association.
...as overachieving Kiwi expat Mark D'Arcy hops on the Facebook bandwagon; DraftFCB's Matt Scott sits down as chair of the Direct Marketing Network; Tony Clewett is named as New Zealand's Caples ambassador; Pacific Micromarketing announces a new business development consultant; and EYE Shop announces its new Aussie/NZ overlord.
Optimism was in the air at the New Zealand Marketing Association's Northern Regional Event today, with the general consensus among some of the country's bravest and 'upto' direct marketers being that with the fancy tools now in the box there's never been a better time to be in the game.