MediaCom promotes head of client services Matthew Vogts to managing director NZ role

Matthew_Vogts.jpgMediaCom has confirmed Matthew Vogts, current head of client services, as the new managing director for New Zealand.

Vogts joined MediaCom three years ago and has been a key part of the leadership team that has seen strong double digit growth and unprecedented recognition for work at both local and international award ceremonies.

Vogts will oversee both the Wellington and Auckland offices and also joins the MediaCom AUNZ executive leadership team.
Says Sean Seamer, CEO, MediaCom AUNZ: "Over the past few years we have been very active in senior recruitment across Australia and New Zealand. We know what good looks like and Matt is not only the best internal person for the role, but the best person in the market, period.

"Matt embodies everything that we look for in a managing director; client centricity, a focus on cultural leadership as well as a passion for our craft. His unique blend of drive and humility will see him take an already strong business to the next level."

Says Chris Riley, COO of GroupM New Zealand: "This is a great outcome for Matt and for MediaCom. Matt is passionate, smart and has a very clear vision for continuing the success of MediaCom in New Zealand.  It's fantastic we've been able to appoint someone who is already so highly respected by the team and clients. A great addition the GroupM leadership table."

Says Vogts, who steps into the role on August 1st: "Our clients and team are truly world-class and I couldn't be more proud of our work to date. I'm looking forward to leading a group of very talented people in the next phase of our success story."

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