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Carat appoints Jarrod Hunt as Group Business Director

MEDIA RELEASE Tuesday 1st July 2014

Carat appoints Jarrod Hunt as Group Business Director

Carat has appointed Jarrod Hunt to the newly created role of Group Business Director in New Zealand.

In his new role, Jarrod will oversee client teams for key Carat clients including the ASB Bank, Sovereign and Mondelez and will be part of the agency’s senior leadership team.

Robert Harvey, CEO of Dentsu Aegis Network New Zealand said, “We are really thrilled to have secured someone of Jarrod's calibre to lead some of our key clients. The continued development of the Carat brand in New Zealand is attracting fantastic talent and the senior leadership of the agency continues to go from strength to strength. The client's Jarrod will lead are some of New Zealand's most progressive marketers and I know Jarrod will add real value to their businesses.”

Jarrod said, “During my 15 years in the industry I have held roles across a number of great agencies and worked with some brilliant clients. Moving to Carat seemed to be the next logical step in advancing my career and I look forward to working with a team which has the reputation for innovation and progressive strategic thinking.”

Jarrod joins Carat from OMD where he held a Business Director role and worked on clients such as Air New Zealand and Frucor Beverages.

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Notes to Editors:

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. /

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