Browsing: Matt Simpkins

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Selling the sausage—and the sizzle: Polkinghorne’s Bangerritos hit local grills, look set for global expansion
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Typically, agency folk harness their creativity to help clients’ businesses. But occasionally that creativity is put towards their own projects. And that’s exactly what globally recognised young creative and burrito aficionado Ben Polkinghorne has done with the Bangerrito, a burrito-flavoured sausage that’s made its way onto a few high end supermarket shelves and, all going to plan, might soon be seen in other markets.

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In with the new: Post Creative’s quest to ‘engineer influence’
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It’s not generally in the nature of those who work in this industry to stay under the radar. But that’s what Post Creative has purposefully done since it opened its doors in 2011. Now, with ex-DraftFCB and Ogilvy bod Matt Simpkins coming on board as a replacement for co-founder Adam Bryce and the ribbon recently cut on a new office in Auckland’s Freeman’s Bay, the team thought it was about time they stuck their heads above the parapet, showed off some work and explained their model.

Movings/shakings
Movings/Shakings: 5 July
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iSite Media switches agencies, Ogilvy & Mather locks in a pair of creative directors, Andrew Sparrow goes it alone, Kraft New Zealand gets with the Mondelez International programme, Phil Clemas takes on Men’s Health Trust role and David Bell’s foray into writing.

Movings/shakings
Movings/Shakings: January 24
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DraftFCB says farewell (kind of) to another senior creative, Yellow brings in two foreign imports in its quest to go digital, Localist undergoes a restructure, Ambient Advertising adds one to the flock, Colmar Brunton welcomes a newbie, and Datamine kicks off 2012 with a triple treat.