Simon Birkenhead joins KPEX as CEO

  • News
  • May 1, 2018
  • StopPress Team
Simon Birkenhead joins KPEX as CEO

KPEX has appointed Simon Birkenhead as its new CEO.

The appointment follows former CEO Richard Thompson’s departure from KPEX to launch a new digital consultancy business with Alex Radford.

Birkenhead joins from digital benchmarking business L2 in Europe, bringing with him experience in digital strategy, marketing and e-commerce. H

About joining KPEX, Birkenhead says having run various adtech and digital marketing businesses in Europe, he’s very aware of both the benefits and pitfalls of programmatically-served advertising.

As well as 20 years’ experience in large enterprises and smaller startups, Birkenhead’s resume includes a number of notable achievements: he has launched three new digital marketing businesses in Europe, received two Exceptional Contribution Awards from Google, and was the winner of 3M’s top global Marketing Excellence Award.

Sarah Judkins, KPEX Chair, says it’s delighted with the calibre and experience that Birkenhead will bring to KPEX and it looks forward to working with him.

KPEX, a joint partnership between NZME, Stuff, MediaWorks and TVNZ, provides real-time bidding access to the content publishers.

Birkenhead will commence his role on 1 August.

This is a community discussion forum. Comment is free but please respect our rules:

  1. Don’t be abusive or use sweary type words
  2. Don’t break the law: libel, slander and defamatory comments are forbidden
  3. Don’t resort to name-calling, mean-spiritedness, or slagging off
  4. Don’t pretend to be someone else.

If we find you doing these things, your comments will be edited without recourse and you may be asked to go away and reconsider your actions.
We respect the right to free speech and anonymous comments. Don’t abuse the privilege.

Side hustling: Clemenger's JP Twaalfhoven a finalist at D&AD Awards

  • Advertising
  • May 24, 2019
  • StopPress Team
Side hustling: Clemenger's JP Twaalfhoven a finalist at D&AD Awards

Clemenger BBDO creative JP Twaalfhoven was a finalist in the Side Hustle category at D&AD Awards 2019 for KYT – short for ‘Keeping You Together’ – bags handcrafted and designed for life with diabetes. The idea stemmed from his partner and co-founder Bridget Scanlan’s own Type 1 diagnosis eight years ago. He travelled to London to present live on stage at D&AD and on his way talked StopPress through the bags.

Read more
Next page
Results for
Topics
Jobs
About

StopPress provides essential industry news and intelligence, updated daily. And the digital newsletter delivers the latest news to your inbox twice a week — for free!

©2009–2019 ICG Media. All rights reserved.
Use of this site constitutes acceptance of our Privacy policy.

Advertise

Contact Vernene Medcalf at +64 21 628 200 to advertise in StopPress.

View Media Kit