Monday, 10th July 2017

FCB Media appoints new Head of Investment role

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FCB Media has announced the appointment of well-respected New Zealand media investment specialist David Turner to Head of Investment for FCB Media - a newly created position in FCB Media’s leadership team.

David joins FCB Media at the start of October from OMD where he was Group Investment Director. David has over 15 year’s agency experience, he has worked across a range of sectors and clients including McDonald’s, SKY TV, and Frucor and developed a range of investment initiatives and opportunities for clients while extracting maximum value.

Prior to OMD David has held media investment roles at MEC New Zealand, Rapp UK and Universal McCann New Zealand.

Reporting to the Managing Director, the role will oversee the media agency’s investment and partnership programme, focusing on maximising client outcomes through market insight and business-level partnerships.

Managing Director of FCB Media, Rufus Chuter says he is excited for David’s arrival and the expertise he will bring to an increasingly complex media landscape. “I’m delighted to have someone with David’s experience and reputation join the team. Providing impartial market insight has never been more important, nor have publisher and technology partnerships that create client business value. His desire to move beyond legacy industry models and shape a fresh approach fitted with our vision so we’re all looking forward to his arrival.”

Commenting on his appointment David said, “I’m extremely excited about the opportunity this new role presents.  To be able to do it for such an incredibly successful agency is something I am thrilled to be part of. FCB Media is New Zealand’s most awarded media agency and one which continues to produce exceptional work. They have an amazing client base, fantastic people, and I can’t wait to join the team.”

David is due to start at the agency at the beginning of October.

About FCB Media

FCB Media is New Zealand’s most highly awarded media agency and the Commercial Communications Council Media Agency of the Year in both 2017 and 2016. In the last five years, the agency has won more Gold awards at the Beacon Awards than the rest of the industry combined, with work recognised across a greater range of categories than any other media agency including communication strategy, mobile, content, use of data and effectiveness. FCB Media is an independent media agency operating within Interpublic’s global Mediabrands network. It offers the tools, technology and scale benefits of one of the world’s leading media networks, combined with leading local market strategic, creative and digital services.

For more information contact Angela Spain
M: 021 851391 or E: angela.spain@fcb.com

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