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Carat appoints Jacquie Bennett as Planning Director

19th May 2014

Carat appoints Jacquie Bennett as Planning Director

Carat, the world’s number one global media network according to RECMA, has appointed Jacquie Bennett as Planning Director across the Group in New Zealand.

Jacquie joins Carat from previous strategy director roles at OMD Auckland and Sydney; most recently freelance consulting to media and creative agencies in New Zealand and Australia.

In her role, Jacquie will provide strategic planning leadership for Carat as well as strategic input across the various companies in the Dentsu Aegis Network, including performance marketing agency iProspect, PR company Haystac, digital creative agency Isobar and activations businesses Synergy and ApolloNation.

Speaking on the appointment, Rob Harvey, Dentsu Aegis Network’s New Zealand CEO said,

“Jacquie is an absolute star and just the type of holistic thinker we want in our group. She is insightful, strategic, creative, and a brilliant cultural fit. I am really excited about having Jacquie in the Carat business and I know she will use the full potential of our unique operating model to add real value to Dentsu Aegis group and our clients."

Jacquie said, “I am really enjoying working with such a breadth of great strategic minds across the Dentsu Aegis Network agencies, and clients who are open to our innovative solutions. I have been very impressed by the scope of opportunity at Carat thus far and look forward to leading our New Zealand team to more great success.”

About Dentsu Aegis Network
Carat is part of Dentsu Aegis Network, the first truly global communications network for the digital age. Dentsu Aegis Network aims to be the global network of choice for clients seeking best-in-class expertise and capabilities in brand, media and digital communications services. Offering a distinctive and innovative range of products and services, Dentsu Aegis Network ANZ is headquartered in Melbourne with offices in Sydney, Brisbane, Canberra, Perth and Auckland. Globally, Dentsu Aegis Network operates in 110 countries worldwide with over 23,000 dedicated specialists. www.dentsuaegisnetwork.com.au / www.dentsuaegisnetwork.co.nz

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