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Wednesday, January 23, 2008

MARK CHAMPION, NOW WITH AUSTRALIAN AFA, POACHES JO LIBLINE FROM CAANZ

The Advertising Federation of Australia has appointed Jo Libline from CAANZ as its new Events and Sponsorship Manager.
Jo has extensive background in events management and sponsorship development and support, and has worked extensively in the Australian and New Zealand tourism and wine industries.
Jo is currently the Events and Sponsorship Manager with CAANZ, where she produced and staged three major advertising award programmes.
“Jo has the perfect credentials for this key role within the AFA,” said new AFA Executive Director, Mark Champion, who worked with Jo while he was head of CAANZ.
“Her experience of running world-class marketing communications award programs and a plethora of industry events, as well as her ability to attract supporters and showcase their brands will be invaluable,” he said.
Prior to her role with CAANZ Jo came from the position of Trade Marketing Manager for the New Zealand operation of Tourism Australia and has headed up the Yarra Valley Tourism organisation.
She replaces Allison Barrett who left the AFA at the end of 2007.
Jo starts her new role with the AFA on February 25.

5 Comments:

Anonymous Anonymous said...

Sheesh. Is that really news for the blog? Didn't think that was news for anyone except the other good people at CAANZ.

2:27 PM NZDT

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Catmur to take up the role made spare...?

4:56 PM NZDT

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Nice idea 4.56 , he knows all about 'world-class marketing communications award programs and a plethora of industry events'. Catmur, if you're reading this, go for it.

9:38 PM NZDT

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

terrific. this is exactly the kind of reason i come back to this blog time and again

you twats

12:13 AM NZDT

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Mannnnnn, Jo whatsername is poached by Mark whatsisname? From that caanz thing to that AFA thing? This is bigger than Texas!!!!!!!!! HOW DID THEY KEEP A LID ON THIS ONE???!!!

8:38 AM NZDT

 

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