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The Radical Optimist: Kevin Roberts On How To Lead In A Crazy World

The Radical Optimist: Kevin Roberts On How To Lead In A Crazy World

Kevin Roberts, chairman at Saatchi & Saatchi Worldwide and head coach at Publicis Groupe, shared insights into his new book 64 Shots: Leadership in a Crazy World, leadership in a crazy world and…

Meet GoodWorld, the Start-up Revolutionizing Online Charity

Meet GoodWorld, the Start-up Revolutionizing Online Charity

GoodWorld, a start-up founded by New Zealander Dale Pfeifer is revolutionizing the world of online charity. The start-up is a “fascinating–and extremely fast-growing–marriage of crowdfunding, philanthropy, and social media”, and allows people to donate money…

Why Kiwis Just Know How to Tell a Killer Story

Why Kiwis Just Know How to Tell a Killer Story

“The best in Auckland town tell us why Kiwi storytellers are simply irresistible to global audiences” says global creative advertising site The Little Black Book in a series of posts on Auckland. Dave…

Kevin Roberts appointed Chairman of fast-growing My Food Bag

Kevin Roberts appointed Chairman of fast-growing My Food Bag

Global business leader Kevin Roberts become chairman of My Food Bag, a 2013 New Zealand start-up that delivers gourmet recipes and fresh pre-measured ingredients to the homes of 15000 customers in New Zealand, Sydney…

Air NZ has “Coolest Airline Paint Job in the World”

Air NZ has “Coolest Airline Paint Job in the World”

Air New Zealand has been judged by Business Insider as having the “coolest airline paint job in the world”, ranked first out of 15 international airlines with striking exterior designs. “As airlines and…

Mementoes of Freedom

Mementoes of Freedom

Auckland-born photographer Paul Nathan’s new book Generation Ink: Williamsburg, Brooklyn, was launched at Saatchi & Saatchi in New York on 29 November. Generation Ink features 55 images of a “generation of 20-somethings…

Velocity is Everything

Velocity is Everything

Business leaders have things the wrong way round according to New Zealand-based Kevin Roberts, chief executive worldwide of Saatchi & Saatchi. They spend far too much time assessing information and making decisions,…

Riotously Vibrant at Saatchi Gallery

Riotously Vibrant at Saatchi Gallery

Former Matangi, Waikato resident and mother of two of New Zealand’s richest men, Ana Tzarev, is exhibiting her riotously colourful large-scale canvases at London’s Saatchi Gallery in conjunction with the…

Age of Now

Age of Now

Saatchi & Saatchi CEO Worldwide and nzedge.com co-founder Kevin Roberts appeared on US financial and business news channel Bloomberg. In a 14-minute interview with Pimm Fox, Roberts talks about the concept of

Power to the people

Power to the people

Saatchi & Saatchi CEO Worldwide and nzedge.com co-founder, Kevin Roberts, appeared in an interview with Alixis Glick on FOX Business  during the recent World Business Forum at Radio City Hall in New York, talking…

Straight to the point

Straight to the point

Two hard-hitting, ‘in your face’ anti-speeding campaigns from Colenso and  Saatchi & Saatchi — who were both awarded Bronze Lions at the recent 2009 International Advertising Festival in Cannes

Upritchard’s new work

Upritchard’s new work

London-based New Zealand artist, Francis Upritchard, 32, launched her new book Every Colour By Itself last week, at a reception held at New Zealand House in London by High Commissioner Derek Leask, hosted by…

Tickled pink

Tickled pink

New Zealand advertising agency DDB, creators of the pink hugging monster for Pink Batts insulation, has been rated the world’s best agency in the 6th annual Bestadsontv.com rankings; New Zealand agencies Colenso and Saatchi…

KR on Argentinean Edge

KR on Argentinean Edge

27 October 2008 – Saatchi & Saatchi CEO and Lovemarks instigator Kevin Roberts keynoted HSM’s Buenos Aires management conference alongside Harvard U strategy guru Michael Porter, Nobel laureates Joseph Stiglitz (Economics) and Muhammad Yunus…

Newspaper Half Mast

Newspaper Half Mast

A homage to Sir Edmund Hillary has won this year’s best newspaper advertisement at the 2008 Caxton Awards in Australia picking up the top prize, the Quinlivan Black Award.  The Saatchi & Saatchi Australia…

Sibling success

Sibling success

Paul and Kahra Scott-James’s GRAHAM is one of 25 films selected for competition at Filminute 2007, an online festival for 60-second films. GRAHAM was chosen from a pool of 800 entries from 45 different…

Saatchi Showdown runner up

Saatchi Showdown runner up

Nelson-born artist Charles Olsen was runner up in the inaugural Saatchi Showdown, an online user-voted art competition run by London’s Saatchi Gallery. Olsen received £750, and priceless media exposure, for…

NZ painter in online art showdown

NZ painter in online art showdown

Nelson-born artist Charles Olsen is one of 12 finalists in the UK-based Saatchi Showdown, established by art collector and impresario Charles Saatchi. Olsen’s oil painting ‘La Sundari’, a portrait of a flamenco…

Eslinger in All Things Interactive

Eslinger in All Things Interactive

Tom Eslinger, worldwide interactive creative director for Saatchi & Saatchi, was president of the Cyber jury at this year’s Cannes International Advertising Festival. He spoke about the importance of ideas and the growing respect for media as…

New Voice in US Media Marketplace

New Voice in US Media Marketplace

NZ-born advertising executive Antony Young, US CEO of Optimedia, is about to publish his first book in America. In Profitable Marketing Communication he offers US marketers a fresh perspective on the media marketplace, based largely around successful…

NZ Ranks Swell at Creative Hotspot

NZ Ranks Swell at Creative Hotspot

Geoff Coyle is the latest New Zealander to join advertising powerhouse 180 in Amsterdam, bringing the combined total to eight. “Of the 23 nationalities employed here, NZ is by far the most over-represented group,” said Coyle’s…

Winning Streak for 42 Below Ads

Winning Streak for 42 Below Ads

42 Below Vodka’s US advertising campaign won Saatchi & Saatchi New York seven statues at this year’s Clio Awards, including the Grand Clio in the print section. The slew of awards saw Saatchi & Saatchi New…

Boiling Point

Boiling Point

US BusinessWeek profiles “white-hot” New York-based company Fahrenheit 212’s fresh take on innovation for global consumer product companies. Named after the point at which water boils (“when one degree of difference can make all the difference”), Fahrenheit…

Loving the lovemarks

Loving the lovemarks

An Australian is looking to NZ for inspiration in re-branding itself at home and abroad; hoping to shed its “where the bloody hell are you” ocker image by emphasising its sporting culture, vibrant food…

Agencies with Edge

Agencies with Edge

The Kiwi ad industry once again proved its strength on the global stage, picking up a slew of awards at this year’s Cannes Lions Advertising Awards. Saatchi & Saatchi won a Gold Lion in the media…

Essential Design from the World’s Edge

Essential Design from the World’s Edge

Essenze, the distribution partner for some of NZ’s best known designers, has partnered with Saatchi & Saatchi to present a comprehensive exhibition at the ad agency’s New York headquarters at 375 Hudson St. Entitled ‘The Edge…

Exhibiting art with Edge

Exhibiting art with Edge

Always at the cutting edge, Wellington’s City Gallery is using an interactive website and podcast in its current exhibition, Patricia Piccinini: In Another Life. An Australian artist, Piccanini is renowned for her sometimes creepy studies of…

Adman Personified

Adman Personified

“If you ever wanted to make a feature film about the advertising industry, the adland equivalent of Broadcast News, there would be no contest on who should get the starring role.” Worldwide Saatchi & Saatchi CEO…

Fitzy on the Ball

Fitzy on the Ball

Sean Fitzpatrick gives a lengthy interview in the Irish Times. The legendary All Black captain is currently based in London as a TV analyst and motivational speaker. He is also a charity ambassador (along with Martina Navratilova,…

Lovin’ Lovemarks

Lovin’ Lovemarks

CEO of Saatchi & Saatchi Worldwide, Kevin Roberts, launches Lovemarks: The Future Beyond Brands, in the USA, UK and Australia.  “Roberts new book is not just another one of a multitude of works about…

Down Under Distillery on Top

Down Under Distillery on Top

The international success of NZ’s 42BELOW vodka has dealt big brand owners “a hard lesson in what not to do when wooing a global consumer tribe of super groovers with money to burn.” 42BELOW has joined Grey…

Edge Polish

Edge Polish

Saatchi & Saatchi global CEO Kevin Roberts interviewed in Poland on the future of advertising and how Saatchis has triumphed through the recession (Advertising Age named it Global Agency Network in 2002). Roberts is…

Kiwi ads bug Cannes

Kiwi ads bug Cannes

Kiwi ad agencies excelled at last month’s International Advertising Festival in Cannes. Grey Worldwide Auckland won the Outdoor Grand Prix for its innovative insect-eye-view Kiwicare bug spray campaign and Clemenger BBDO NZ and Colenso…

“Amo, ergo compro”

“Amo, ergo compro”

NZ’s leading ad-man, Kevin Roberts, interviewed in Italy’s L’espresso. “He dresses completely in black and looks like a bar room bouncer just back from Armani. But Kevin Roberts, CEO of Saatchi & Saatchi, is…

Ideas From the Edge

Ideas From the Edge

Worldwide CEO of Saatchi & Saatchi Kevin Roberts talks to The Times about his work guiding MBA students at Cambridge and to The Independent about the age of the idea: “He preaches love but hates management;…

First to Drive Everest

First to Drive Everest

The latest US advertising campaign for the Toyota 4Runner sport utility centres on scaling the rugged heights of Mt Everest. The Saatchi & Saatchi production uses NZ icon Sir Ed Hillary in its bid…

Club Edge

Club Edge

Saatchi & Saatchi’s London office went on a Euro junket to win Agency of the Year at the industry’s top awards at Cannes. Their infamous inuendo-laden and intricately art-directed campaign for Club 18-30 won…

Adding Inspiration to Education

Adding Inspiration to Education

Kevin Roberts, worldwide CEO of Saatchi&Saatchi, is appointed “CEO in Residence” at Cambridge University’s Judge Institute of Management Studies. “My role is to encourage and inspire young people to dream, to believe and to achieve – to…

Wgtn Saatchis in world top-10

Wgtn Saatchis in world top-10

In a volume compiled by editors of graphic design bible Graphis Saatchi & Saatchi’s Wellington office, originator of the award winning Toyota bugger and Adidas All Black haka campaigns (left), makes the world top-10…

Cutting Edge Commercials

Cutting Edge Commercials

Saatchi & Saatchi’s “Bugger” ad shows the creativity that will save TV advertising says Jim Aitchinson’s Cutting Edge Commercials.

Good Lovin’

Good Lovin’

“Trust has to change to love. There should be an air of mystery, sensuality and intimacy attached to the brand.” Saatchi & Saatchi CEO Kevin Roberts spreads the loving word in Dubai.

Direct Success

Direct Success

Saatchi & Saatchi’s Access 50/50 campaign for Telecom scooped a Gold International Echo award from the Direct Marketing Association. Auckland’s Aim Direct also won gold, making a tally of two New Zealand firms among…

Breath of fresh air from ideas company wins Cannes award

Breath of fresh air from ideas company wins Cannes award

Saatchi & Saatchi Auckland won a Golden Lion at the renowned Cannes Advertising Festival for its innovative solution for the Auckland Regional Council Anti-Pollution campaign. The campaign involved local artists decorating stormwater grates to…

Kevin Roberts Punts Saatchi & Saatchi into the Premier League

Kevin Roberts Punts Saatchi & Saatchi into the Premier League

The ideas shop meets ‘La Difference’ when it was announced that Saatchis was to merge, for £1.24 billion, with French giant Publicis. Celebrating the merger, as well as scooping creative awards at Cannes and the company’s…

Emotional rescue:

Emotional rescue:

Kevin Roberts demonstrates the sharpness of his edge at Conference in San Francisco “Shielded all in black, wielding his New Zealand accent as a sword, the Saatchi & Saatchi CEO launched a tirade on…