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Wednesday, April 05, 2006

DDB Deputy CDs - first picture


This just in from Mango, DDB's PR unit. Reported Monday on this blog and CB.

DDB APPOINTS MULTI-AWARD WINNING PAIR AS JOINT DEPUTY CDS


DDB New Zealand has appointed Cannes Gold Lion winners Bridget Short and Regan Grafton joint Deputy Creative Directors.

The pair was responsible for the multi-award winning ambient and web campaign for nzgirl (Worst Boyfriend) including a Gold Lion in the Direct category at the 2005 Cannes advertising awards and Best in Show at last year’s Axis NZ creative awards.

Paul Catmur, DDB’s Executive Creative Director, says the appointment is in recognition of their consistent efforts across a number of clients including Durex, Hasbro, ACP magazines, nzgirl, Child Cancer Foundation and McDonald's.

“They are fun to have around, hungry to do great work, fully grasp integration and have the potential to go far. While I don't want to inhibit their ability to produce more great work, promotion gives them the chance to develop their leadership skills,” Paul says.

Bridget Short and Regan Grafton joined DDB in 2000 and 2003 respectively.

Ends
For further information, please contact:
Paul Catmur, DDB New Zealand, Tel: +649 303 4299

11 Comments:

Anonymous Anonymous said...

Great to see these guys get given a share of the reigns - Good on you Catmur for giving them the nod.

8:48 AM NZST

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Which one's Bridget?

8:55 AM NZST

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Not many left to give the nod to i'd say.

9:03 AM NZST

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Congratulations guys. Ignore all the bitchy comments.

9:13 AM NZST

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

The fact that there are hardly any bitchy comments says alot about these guys.

Good shit.

4:56 PM NZST

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I can say nothing bad about either of them.

5:26 PM NZST

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Bit of a one-finger salute to Hywel, showing him what he missed out on etc.

Gay Worldwide Reprazent

6:25 PM NZST

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Bridget is hot.

6:26 PM NZST

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I love a dazed look Regan gives when I donkey punch him.

8:12 AM NZST

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Dean looks hot in that shot too.

1:29 PM NZST

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

She could give me DDB any day of the week :P

8:24 PM NZST

 

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