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Monday, March 13, 2006

Westpac NZ happy with Saatchi NZ

Actually from Friday and passed on this am courtesy of Fastline:


This statement (attached) arrived at Fastline on Friday afternoon (shortly after Westpac Australia announced it was appointing The Campaign Palance Red Cell as its lead agency).


Westpac New Zealand reaffirms partnership with
Saatchi & Saatchi New Zealand

Westpac’s General Manager Marketing and Products David Cunningham said today that Westpac looked forward to continuing its strong working relationship with Saatchi and Saatchi New Zealand

Following a regular marketing and advertising review conducted internally, Westpac today announced that The Campaign Palace Red Cell is re-joining Westpac’s panel of advertising agencies as lead agency in Australia.

“This decision does not affect the relationship with Saatchi & Saatchi from a New Zealand perspective.

“Saatchi & Saatchi NZ has proven to have a strong understanding of our brand and our business, and we look forward to maintaining this important relationship,” David Cunningham said.



Anonymous Anonymous said...

All thanks to Ben Pegler.

3:42 PM NZDT

Anonymous Anonymous said...

I'm getting pretty sick of Ben Pegler hogging the limelight. I hear he even turned a job at BBH in London. John Hegarty is furious.

10:01 PM NZDT

Anonymous Anonymous said...

uh, that was meant to be 'turned down a job'.


10:03 PM NZDT

Anonymous Anonymous said...

He's turning tricks too.

10:21 PM NZDT

Anonymous Ben Pegler said...

I'd be angry that my good name had been sullied, if I hadn't sullied it myself.

1:21 PM NZDT


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