Saatchi awarded NSW Creative Laureate
Saatchi & Saatchi has been awarded the 2015 NSW Creative Laureate at the NSW Creative Achievement Awards.
The Awards are run by the state government to celebrate and help raise the profile of creative industries. As creative laureate, Saatchi & Saatchi will now take on the role as this year's Ambassador of Creative Industries, to promote the wealth of creative talent in the state.
Other finalists in the awards included The Sydney Symphony Orchestra, Belvoir and The Monkeys.
Saatchi & Saatchi CEO Michael Rebelo said: “NSW is full of awesome creative talent. It's reassuring that the NSW Government supports, nurtures and recognises creativity and innovation. We’re proud to be acknowledged this year.”
Datalicious launches attribution survey - get in quick!
Data and analytics agency Econsultancy has launched a media attribution survey in partnership with Econsultancy.
The survey will give marketers a view on who peer rate their attribution programs and the challenges face in implementing modelling. It's aimed at countries across Asia including Hong Kong, India, China, Indonesia, Singapore, Australia and New Zealand.
Marketers who participate receive a free copy of the study in exchange for their time. Click the link to find out more: http://data.li/attribution-survey
Publicis Pusher hires Brisbane lead
Digital agency Publicis Pusher has hired senior strategist Andrew Kolb to run its Brisbane operations.
In his new role, Kolb will also carry the title of business director. He joins Publicis Pusher from The White Agency where he was associate strategy director for the past two years. He previously held a role at Publicis Mojo Brisbane as a digital strategist.
Publicis Pusher MD Kim Hopwood said: "Andrew’s not just a switched on digital thinker, he is a great bloke and a perfect cultural fit to run our Brisbane team. We’re excited to have him on board."
iProspect's global ambitions
Dentsu Aegis-backed performance marketing agency iProspect says its appointment of Bowan Spanbroek and Huxley Stewart will help it become "the best performance agency in Australia".
Spanbroek has been given the nod as national strategy director while Stewart will become national head of operations.
"These new roles are an important move for iProspect, setting us up operationally to be the best performance agency in Australia and supporting our global ambition to be the world's most influential digital performance agency," national managing director Dan Kalinski said.
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