PHD Group expands team with a string of appointments following a period of growth

PHD NZ New Appointments November_resized (1).jpgPHD Group, a part of Omnicom Media Group, has continued to grow its extensive and talented team, having made a string of recent appointments following a period of significant growth for the agency. 

PHD has further bolstered its account service team with the appointments of account directors Daniel Cho and Matthew Didovich. Cho has several years of media and client-service experience, working with brands such as Holden, Mastercard and adidas, with his talents acknowledged as a finalist at the Cannes Young Lions this year. Didovich returns to PHD after honing his skills and knowledge working across automotive and home décor brands in London.

PHD's award-winning search team will be strengthened further with the skills of search director, Max Massia, who brings extensive experience across search, strategy and consulting.
Spark PR & Activate has also welcomed two new account directors and expert PR practitioners into the fold - Nicole Haysom and Imogen O'Neill. Haysom brings extensive local and international PR experience, having previously worked with Tourism New Zealand, Redbull New Zealand and Redbull USA. O'Neill has a wealth of experience across PR, marketing and creative services after working in sales and marketing for Mudbrick restaurant and winery and Vice NZ.
Additionally, PHD has expanded its digital, media, trading and PR teams with Matthew Towle, Akanksha Mehra, Harrison Shaw, Hannah Butler, Brigitta Rennie, Cheyenne Waltham having joined the agency in the past two months.
Says Nikki Grafton, CEO, PHD Group: "PHD is delighted to welcome several new staff to our teams, bringing additional depth, expertise and experience to our client offerings. Each of these individuals brings different perspectives and fresh ideas, which will enrich our ability to Find A Better Way for our clients in New Zealand."

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