Every year, StopPress asks players in the local industry for their reflections on the marketing year that was. Here's what, Sarah Williams, head of brand, communications and experience at Spark, has to say.
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Former Colenso business director Sarah Williams has crossed the floor from agency to client side to take on the role of head of brand, communications and experience at Spark. PLUS: Spark releases two more micro moments.
Darryn Melrose heads back to school, Colenso expands its team, Sarah Putt moves from IT press to IT Professionals, Icebreaker redesigns its business, SenateSHJ gets a high five, Tourism Australia adds to its Kiwi flock, and Simon Gault gets a brand manager.
TBWA\ welcomes more new blood, Brendan Hewitt gets the nod as a rising media star, Marlen Smith pushes the CAANZ advertising barrow, Beat gets growing and Hotwire launches new analytics tool.
After taking out the big one at the Marketing Awards last year, selling its wares to over 580,000 customers and bringing home a few other weighty accolades in its 18 month history, 2degrees and TBWA\ are already well-accustomed to winning. And it can add another trophy to the box sitting in Rhys Darby's attic after the new Bruce and Brian spot was judged the winner of the March edition of Colmar Brunton's Ad Impact Awards.