Richard Stevens will step back from the role of managing director of BrandWorld after almost 10 years at the helm. He will be replaced by experienced executive Rachael Weaver, who will assume the role of general manager – effective immediately.
There’s been a couple of movements in local production companies this week, with Sweetshop New Zealand announcing Fiona King’s promotion to director of productions and the appointment of Kate Roydhouse to co-executive producer.
TBWA has announced the appointment of Kate Heatley as general manager of TBWA New Zealand.
Google New Zealand has appointed Susan Carlton to the newly created position of marketing manager.
WPP AUNZ has announced that VMLY&R global commerce leader Jon Bird will relocate back to Australia from New York to take up the role of regional chief executive officer of VMLY&R Australia and New Zealand, commencing early July.
Bauer Media Group has announced the appointment of Tanya Walshe to managing director of Bauer Media New Zealand, following news of former managing director Brendon Hill moving to be chief executive officer of Bauer Media Australia and New Zealand. Both appointments took effect this month.
New Zealand Racing Board’s head of strategic marketing and last year’s Marketer of the Year, Simon Jarvis, has hung up his hat to move to New York, where he’s the new vice president of marketing – Sportsbook for the theScore Inc. Before leaving, he fills us in on his achievements at TAB and shares his thoughts on New Zealand’s marcomms industry.
Māori Television has appointed its acting chief executive Shane Taurima, a veteran broadcaster and former Māori Party candidate, to permanently take over the role.
Armed with 10 years of marketing, brewing, distilling and construction experience, Tony Wheeler, a senior marketing manager at DB Breweries, is bound for Japan to take up the role of general manager of Heineken Kirin. Ahead of his departure, we talk to him about his time at DB and how he’s married marketing and insights.
Alina Godfrey is returning to New Zealand after five years overseas to take up the role of group business director, Saatchi & Saatchi has announced.
Sky has welcomed Steve Bayliss to the role of chief marketing officer.
True has appointed Tim Huse to the newly created role of executive creative director.