Rob began agency life nearly 40 years ago and has held senior media and management roles at many top New Zealand and Australian agencies including Clemengers, Ogilvy and FCB. He established New Zealand’s first independent media agency, Strategic Media (sold to Aegis/Carat), and sits on various industry and charitable boards and is involved in Entrepreneurs Organisation (EO) mentorship programme. His vast commercial experience, combined with an extensive network, enables Rob to better connect personalities with cultures and ensure long term success for both clients and candidates.m: +64 21931104
As a former creative director of DDB, Ogilvy and Y&R, Jeneal has first-hand knowledge and insights into the advertising business and creative people. In her time as CD she has hired and guided many people to award winning and business success. This rare combination of creative and management knowhow gives her a distinct advantage as a creative recruiter. Jeneal believes in giving back to the industry, so she lectures at The Adschool (formerly Axis Adschool). She also runs her own creative consultancy, which helps her keep her finger on the industry pulse.m: +64 21 657 821
Involved in the communications industry all his career, Barry brings a wealth of commercial experience in media management, negotiation and trading across media and integrated agencies. He regards himself as a marcomms person who happens to specialise in media, having worked at agencies including Saatchi & Saatchi, The Media Palace and Y&R Media. He has been recognized by the industry for contributions to CAANZ for his work in establishing and running the original CAANZ Media School and being instrumental in the establishment of the New Zealand Media Awards. He has also represented New Zealand on the international Cannes Media Lions jurym: +64 21 984 114
Clinton has been an advertising recruiter for 15 + years, and has enjoyed forays into agency’s too, fostering a reputation along the way for a honest, straight up approach. Having studied arts at Uni, he applies creativity to all his work, operating thoughtfully to take as much pressure as possible off clients and candidates, giving both clear direction throughout the complete recruiting process, and beyond. If he has a motto it would be “be honest, say something useful, and be kind”m: +64 21442295
With over twenty years of corporate marketing, client service, digital and recruiting experience, Maria offers clients the best of both worlds. She is an expert at identifying and assessing marketing and communications candidates for any business, scoping out roles, identifying skills gaps, performing team performance audits, adding value along the way beyond pure people placement. She can also provide brand and marketing strategies and coaching for in-house teams. With her strong relationship skills, and being a natural problem solver, Maria brings an empathetic approach to all her recruitment assignments. She is a member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing (UK) and a Chartered Marketer.m: +64 21 931 164
Always perky. Always smiling. That’s Megan. Perhaps it has something to do with the fact that there are seven coffee shops on her way into the office. Megan holds a diploma in Marketing and Public Relations which she studied in her hometown in Cape Town, South Africa. Megan also brings top notch organisational and efficiency skills to the company, ensuring everything runs smoothly. All this experience gives her a number of key strengths, but her main ones are her ability to build strong relationships, go the extra mile, and of course, the ability to keep smiling, no matter what.m: +64 21 0828 3799
Bill is the Chairman of Marsden Inch, his impressive credentials means he needs little introduction to most in the industry. A member of the Marketing Hall of Fame, Bill was a pioneer of data-based marketing in New Zealand. He founded direct marketing agency, Aim Proximity in 1988, and passionately educated clients of the merits of one-to-one, personal and business communications. These days he is ‘semi-retired’, continues to look after his horses, still enjoys his role with Marsden Inch, and has held similar roles with well-known agency, AffinityID (Digitas), the Auckland Racing Club and New Zealand Thoroughbred Marketing.