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The News: 05 June 2018
Colenso BBDO #3 in APAC
Colenso BBDO has been ranked third Most Effective Agency in Asia-Pacific in the Effie Effectiveness Index and number six in the world this week. Reinforcing our belief that great ideas drive great outcomes.
And while we are on the subject of effectiveness, Spikes Asia has released the shortlist for the Tangrams effectiveness and strategy awards and CHEP has multiple nominations for its work on Velocity, Cochlear and Swann Insurance. PHD NZ has been nominated for work on Skinny, DB, Newshub and Genesis Energy.
PR wins for good in NZ
Porter Novelli NZ in partnership with its client Countdown won the PRINZ Corporate Public Relations Award for their entry Countdown phases out single-use plastic bags.
OMD Creates at Vivid
OMD believe that data can and should inform every business decision, especially the decisions traditionally reserved as the realm of gut-feel creativity. For their inaugural appearance at Vivid, OMD Create’s Jasper Sadubin & Katy Eng took a deep dive into the conversations surrounding Vivid - every social media mention, every search.
Sam caught Redhanded
Redhanded has recruited entrepreneur Sam Trethewey as Brand & Business Development Manager in a move that is set to expand their technology capability and brand awareness in the rapidly growing agtech space. Sam launched SproutX in 2016, Australia's first and largest agtech accelerator, co-working space and ecosystem with financial services firm Findex.
Promotion at 99
99 is pleased to announce the promotion of Katherine Sliper to Group Business Director. Katherine has over a decade of agency experience, the majority of which has been within the Clemenger Group. Katherine has an extensive breadth of knowledge across a wide range of clients and is an accomplished leader, now taking on New World, L’Oreal and project work for House of Travel.
Current Cannes contenders as rated last week by Campaign Asia include CHE Proximity's Billion Point Giveaway for Velocity and Clemenger Wellington's Give Nothing to Racism campaign for Human Rights as well as TKT's Bit Better Fallout for V.
Balmoral Burn results
OMD Sydney's Leadership team participated in the Humpty Dumpty Balmoral Burn last week and they smashed their fundraising goal of $21,500 by raising $25,092 for much needed equipment for the Royal North Shore Hospital Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. Thank you to everyone who donated.