Toby Talbot has made his first hiring since starting as ECD of DDB New Zealand two weeks ago. He has lured the very talented French art director, Emmanuel Bougneres (pictured), back to New Zealand after six months working in Germany, latterly at Jung Von Matt.
In other NZ moves, After 15 and 14 years respectively at Saatchi & Saatchi Wellington, senior Nigel Richardson and Steve Cooper have signalled that they want to ‘strike out on their own’ in 2007. Saatchi's Wellington will be restructured, including finding a new creative director.
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