Michael Pryor, currently general manager strategy and business performance at IAG New Zealand, has been appointed as the chief executive of the Marketing Association, replacing Sue McCarty, who announced her departure in February after six years at the helm.
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The search has begun for the next 26 winners keen to etch their names in the nation's marketing history, with the call for entries for the 2014 TVNZ-NZ Marketing Awards now open.
After around six years at the helm of the NZ Marketing Association, and with a number of big accomplishments under her belt, chief executive Sue McCarty has announced her resignation.
The MA announces its board members, Andrew Reinholds gets the Cannes call-up, Hauraki adds a couple of comedians, Impact PR shacks up with House of Travel, Kiwi expat Tom Markham heads to New York, and Prodigy signs Samuel Bennetts.
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Synovate has announced some big changes to its senior roster, with Debra Hall announcing her early retirement effective October 29 and long-time independent researcher Duncan Stuart joining the team in a "suitably loose role".
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It was announced yesterday that French group Ipsos has agreed to take global market research company Synovate off the hands of Aegis Group for NZ$987 million. But Synovate's research director Jonathan Dodd says the change of ownership is unlikely to have much of an effect on Synovate's New Zealand operations.
Minutes were taken, bad coffee was consumed, plaques were handed out and thanks were given at the Marketing Association’s AGM a couple of days ago. And the end result was a few new yet well-known humans taking up positions on the various boards and networks of 'your' association.