Nigel Douglas has left Mediacom to take on the CEO role at OMD recently vacated by Kath Watson.
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After more than ten years leading OMD New Zealand as CEO, Kath Watson has announced her resignation. PLUS: OMD is in the final stages of appointing her replacement.
Game of Thrones season seven hits screens next week and Phantom Billstickers and Sky have created a chilling reminder for fans.
Playing on the emotions of male camaraderie, the New Zealand Transport Agency and Clemenger BBDO's latest ad shows how drink driving could stop you from living your fullest life.
OMD swapped a day in the office for a day of hard labour to mark its Do Good Day that gives back to communities in need.
Every year, StopPress asks players in the local industry for their reflections on the marketing year that was. Here's what Andrew Reinholds, managing partner at OMD, has to say.
New Zealand agencies had a lot to celebrate in Singapore overnight as Colenso BBDO, OMD and DDB won gold in the agency categories at the Campaign Asia Pacific Agency of the Year Awards.
Fresh-up, Colenso BBDO and OMD are calling on real mates with real rivalry to take each other on in a ‘Beat Your Mate, Smash Your Thirst’ campaign, set to be broadcast on TV through a partnership with TVNZ.
After a relatively quiet patch on the pitching front, things are heating up with BMW and Westpac both reviewing parts of their business.
This morning, Fairfax and NZME verified industry speculation when they confirmed that talks on a potential merger between the pair have commenced. We talk to OMD chief executive Kath Watson, ZenithOptimedia group business director Alex Lawson and IAB chief executive Adrian Pickstock about commercial repercussions of the move.
Last night at the Beacon Awards, FCB Media walked away with a total of nine golds and 11 silvers over the course of the night—a tally so big that host Mel Homer joked the agency could play dominoes across the stage with all its trophies. Here's a rundown of the event.
It’s nearly time for this year’s Beacon Awards and CAANZ has announced the finalists, with FCB Media once again leading the pack by a decent margin, followed by OMD NZ and Y&R Media.
The New Zealand Transport Agency has launched a new campaign via Clemenger BBDO and OMD dubbed ‘Hello’, which aims to get young drivers to put down their phones and see things from the perspective of their passengers.
There’s no shortage of international experts being flown in to New Zealand to spread their wisdom to us New Zealand savages. But very few of them are as interesting and energetic as Faris Yakob, a dreadlocked ‘advertising philosopher’, the author of Paid Attention and co-founder of Genius Steals. He was brought out by OMD to speak at its annual conference. So Ben Fahy sat down for a wide-ranging discussion about everything from the myth of originality to the fallacy of the impression to the musings of David Foster Wallace.
Colenso BBDO, DDB and OMD the big Kiwi winners at Campaign Asia Pacific Agency of the Year Awards 2015
Colenso BBDO, OMD and DDB have come away as the big category winners at the Campaign Asia Pacific Awards, which have since 1994 been celebrating the standout talent in the industry.