AD2ONE Appoints Chris von Batenburg Agency Account Manager
AD2ONE Appoints Chris von Batenburg as Agency Account Manager, New Zealand
Newly Created Appointment Supports 160% year on year growth in 2013
Auckland, 18 March 2014 - Digital sales house AD2ONE today announces the appointment of Chris von Batenburg as Agency Account Manager, who alongside Johanna Cotter Sales Manager will be responsible for all aspects of client account management across New Zealand.
The addition of this newly created role reflects the expansion of AD2ONE’s activities in New Zealand. In 2013 it recorded 160% year on year growth as it added a number of leading brands such as games giant Miniclip, LinkedIn, Nigella.com, Foodlovers.co.nz, the UK’s Daily Telegraph and E!Online to its portfolio of premium websites.
“The demand from New Zealand brands for premium advertising environments that enhance their brand reputation has never been stronger” said Chris von Batenburg, Agency Account Manager, AD2ONE, New Zealand. “I’m looking forward to helping drive further value for both AD2ONE and New Zealand’s leading advertisers across our portfolio.”
Based in Auckland, Chris will be reporting to Country Manager, Lisa Ison, and will work closely with Sales Manager, Johanna Cotter, to identify new revenue streams and enhance all areas of client service.
“Chris adds further bench-strength to our team in New Zealand and will support the tremendous growth we have experienced in the last 12 months” added Lisa Ison, Country Manager, AD2ONE, New Zealand. She continued “We have experienced a strong start to 2014 as more and more brands are looking to AD2ONE to connect them with a premium and receptive target audience.”
Prior to joining AD2ONE, Chris was an Account Manager at VeNA (Video and Entertainment Network Asia) and an Account Coordinator at APN Outdoor. He holds a Bachelor of Business (Double Majors: Advertising & Management) and a Diploma of Event Management from the Auckland University of Technology.
AD2ONE is a global digital group that provides exclusive advertising access to premium vertical brands for New Zealand’s leading agencies, marketers and publishers. UK headquartered AD2ONE offers fully integrated advertising solutions to marketers.
The global AD2ONE group has been established since 2000 and was launched in New Zealand in 2010. The Australian operation operates throughout Australia, New Zealand and Asia Pacific and has seven offices globally including London, Dublin, Sydney, Amsterdam, Germany, Melbourne and Auckland.
AD2ONE’S exclusive premium brands span many vertical sectors and include LinkedIn, CNN, Reuters, Miniclip, PlayStation, Skyscanner and Ticketmaster.