When banks advertise they usually try to act as if they’re our friends, saying they want us to get the most out of their services, pushing all the opportunities they can offer us – like new homes or successful business start ups. The Co-operative bank has taken a more honest approach saying what banks really want from us and how easy it is to leave that behind and join its bank, and has enlisted the help of a snappy reptilian (or crocodilian to be exact) named Brian to get the message across. We also look into banking profits and ad spend, courtesy of PwC and Nielsen.
Rob O’Neill goes back to his tech roots, Maria Slade means business, Undertow Media lands in Auckland, Alex Radford heads to Consortium, Louise Richardson hangs up her NZ Woman’s Weekly hat, Josephine Mackenize joins Blockhead and The Sweet Shop adds another to its roster.
Strategy makes a few changes in Christchurch, Mango adds some fresh fruit, Ideas Shop promotes from within, L’Oréal’s cosmetic kismet, Mulligan readies his quill, Snakk Media names new group chief executive, Reachmedia ups it reach, and Blockhead welcomes a few new troops.
Who’s it for: Sony by Frontage, Flying Fish and Blockhead
Why we like it: ‘Tis a beautiful piece of film, with New Zealand in a starring role. David Attenborough himself would probably rather stay inside to watch nature than venture into the real world after seeing this …