In keeping with an ongoing tradition, a few industry players gave us their take on the year for our annual opinion harvest. Here’s what Bryan Crawford, chairman and group chief executive of FCB New Zealand and Australia and vice chair of FCB’s global network, thought about 2014.
Browsing: Year in review
From the rise of e-commerce to social media usage to online media stats to smartphone penetration, it was another year of huge digital growth in 2013. And where there are consumers, there will be agencies, clients and publishers trying to get in front of them. Spark’s digital and social arm PHDiQ nabbed a host of awards for its campaigns last year and welcomed Jane Stanley to the position of managing director after Alysha Delany shifted to MBM. Here are her thoughts.
‘Twas a big year for Barnes, Catmur & Friends, with plenty of success and international attention for the sado-masochistic Pizza Roulette, a long-awaited BOTAB victory for Friends Electric, one of the country’s best hauls at the EFFIES and some consistently good low-budget work for Independent Liquor’s Boundary Road Brewery, which is now thought to have gained 20 percent of the ‘gateway craft’ market after its launch last year. Say hello to managing creative partner Paul Catmur.