Browsing: Andrew Holt

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The Year in Review: Andrew Holt
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Since the ectoplasm of 2011’s ghost chips was starting to wear off, Clemenger BBDO decided to give Kiwis something equally memorable in 2013. The agency put three talented kids into a car, gave them an infectiously creative script and once again proved that serious issues don’t have to be presented in an overly didactic way. Here’s what managing director Andrew Holt thought of the year.

Opinion
The Year in Review: Holty & Duster
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It’s been a cracking year for the crew of Clemenger BBDO Wellington, with the agency winning four Cannes Lions, three Gold Effies, New Zealand’s only D&AD Yellow Pencil for Ghost Chips and securing more work in The Work than any other Kiwi agency. Here’s what caught the attention of the lads at the helm, Philip Andrew and Andrew Holt.

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Want to see your life flashing before your eyes?
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We’ve seen Facebook data used effectively to tap in the modern narcissistic streak, especially with Intel’s Museum of Me, but Clemenger BBDO and Resn have flipped that upside down—quite literally—with a brilliant anti-speeding campaign in the form on an online game for the New Zealand Transport Authority (NZTA).

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It’s a wrap: New Zealand stricken with severe case of Hobbit fever
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Amid the controversy that seems to have attached itself to the release of the first Hobbit film, Wellingtonians in particular will be hard-pressed to forget the premiere is taking place in their city, not least thanks to the two-storey Middle Earth wrap that’s been attached to the side of Clemenger BBDO’s Wellington office. That’s one more Hobbit-themed gesture to add to a growing list that also includes DraftFCB’s baggage carousel at Wellington airport, Air New Zealand’s Hobbit aircraft and, of course, Tourism New Zealand’s 100% Middle-earth.

Movings/shakings
Movings/Shakings: 16 November
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Westpac’s Martine Jager heads back to Oz, Colenso shares the account management love, CAANZ announces four new board members, indies band together to create new agency forum, Orangebox makes a big Wellington hire, Fairfax goes Peat mining and Alexander Communications goes global.

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M&C Saatchi quick to snap up Clemenger surplus
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M&C Saatchi has taken recycling up a notch, hiring former Clemenger BBDO group account director Jonathan Hales as its Wellington-based business director. Hales was recently laid off after 13 years at Clemenger, where he set up its design agency, Clemenger Design, and led accounts such as ACC, New Zealand Post and the Rugby World Cup 2011.

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Ad campaign targets drug-affected drivers
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A new road safety campaign uses hidden camera footage to reveal the unscripted responses of ordinary New Zealanders finding out they are being driven around by someone high on drugs. The ads, produced by Clemenger, are the start of a multi-channel campaign aimed at reducing the harm caused by drugged drivers.

Opinion
The Year in Review: Andrew Holt
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It’s been around one year since Andrew Holt joined Clemenger BBDO in Wellington as managing director. And quite a year it’s been, with the agency winning the New Zealand Post account, an AXIS Gold for its creative Radio NZ radios and launching new campaigns for Dulux, Mitsubishi and the New Zealand Transport Agency. Here’s what caught his eye in 2011.

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Spring brings new HR life…
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…as Clems hires an experienced digi-boffin, Designworks adds another senior string to its management bow and Reach Media and Positively Wellington Tourism both announce new business development managers.

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Holt! Who goes there?
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Andrew Holt, currently a group account director at Colenso BBDO, will be shifting south, moving up the executive chain and battling the breeze after being appointed as managing director of Clemenger BBDO in Wellington.