Veronica is promoted to the role of creative director, Mitch to lead business partner, and Hanna to business partner
DDB Aotearoa is thrilled to announce the promotion of Veronica Copestake, Mitch Young, and Hanna Pettit to new roles within the company. Veronica has been promoted to the role of creative director, Mitch to lead business partner, and Hanna to business partner.
Veronica, who has been with DDB for more than seven years, has an impressive track record of developing successful campaigns for a wide range of clients and her expertise in copywriting has helped create some of the agency’s most memorable campaigns. Working across a wide range of clients in the agency, Veronica was recently involved in notable work including ‘Whatever your Christmas Wish’ for The Warehouse and McDonald’s ‘We Speak Late Night.’
Speaking about her new role as creative director, Veronica says, “I’m honoured to take on this new challenge and excited to help create even more innovative and impactful campaigns for our clients. With this leadership role, I’m especially looking forward to being a mentor to female creatives who are looking to build a career in the industry.”
Mitch Young has been a crucial member of DDB for almost seven years, his contributions continue to drive the agency’s success by delivering exceptional results for clients such as VW and Mobil. In his new role as Lead Business Partner, he will continue to lead these key DDB clients. “I’m thrilled to be taking on this role at DDB. I look forward to diving into the upcoming work with team and together deliver some stellar results for our clients.” said Mitch.
Hanna Pettit has also recently been promoted to a business partner after more than four years with DDB. Hanna has worked across a variety of brands from The Warehouse and Goodman Fielder to Lion, Pfizer and Sealord and as Business Partner will be responsible for driving the key relationships and continue their great work. “I am really excited to step-up into this new role. I’m fortunate enough to work with a fantastic group of clients and can’t wait to keep collaborating with them to deliver exciting new work for their brands.” said Hanna.
“We are incredibly proud to promote Veronica, Mitch and Hanna to these new positions,” said Nikki McKelvie, managing director of DDB. “Their talent and contributions to the agency have been instrumental in our success, and we have no doubt that they will continue to be vital members of our team in their new roles. We are excited to see the amazing work they will produce as we continue to drive DDB’s creative vision forward.” Nikki finished.
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