Robert Harvey has been promoted to the newly created role of CEO of Aegis Media New Zealand, providing leadership to Aegis Media’s eight agencies in the country. Harvey will continue to report to Aegis Media ANZ CEO Luke Littlefield.
Whilst maintaining his current duties as Managing Director of Carat New Zealand, as the national CEO for the Aegis group, Harvey will also provide executive support to the existing management and operations for ApolloNation, Synergy, Haystac, Vizeum, Mitchell & Partners, iProspect and Catch! Media in New Zealand.
Littlefield said, “Rob is a strong leader known for his creative and strategic solutions, inclusive style and ability to relate to staff and clients across all levels. He has the great ability to combine his business acumen with a creative and strategic approach to communications.”
A large focus for Harvey in his new role will be to increase integration across Aegis agencies locally, leveraging their respective expertise to deliver more powerful and effective communications solutions for clients, said an official release.
“I am incredibly excited about leading Aegis Media Group in New Zealand. We have one of the most diversified media and communications offers in the market, and with this comes a massive opportunity to work with our clients through the entire bought, owned and earned consumer journey,” said Harvey.
“We have a group of smart, creative and passionate people in our team and I look forward to working with them all to continue the outstanding work they are already doing,” he added.
Harvey joined Aegis in 2011 after working with ZenithOptimedia and PublicisMojo as Group Managing Director across both brands.