Vizeum continues growth with Partridge Jewellers win & Business Director appointment

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Vizeum’s recent momentum continues with the announcement of a prestigious new client and significant senior appointment.

Following a competitive pitch, Vizeum has been awarded the Partridge Jewellers account, which will see them manage the media strategy and planning across all media, as well as buying duties across digital, television and radio. Print and outdoor will continue to be managed in-house by Partridge.

Partridge is one of New Zealand’s most respected jewellery manufacturers and retailers. With over 150 years’ history, the sixth generation company has six stores throughout the country.

Natasja Barclay, General Manager of Partridge Jewellers, said,

“We’re looking forward to a successful partnership with the Vizeum team, and developing innovative strategies that build powerful connections with people and have impact.” 

Speaking of the news, Vizeum New Zealand’s General Manager, Richard Hale, said, “We are really excited to have Partridge Jewellers on board. They are a great team, both personally and professionally, and have real ambition to take their business to the next level, something that we are looking forward to helping them achieve.”

Testament to the continued period of growth for the agency, Vizeum has further bolstered its leadership team with the appointment of Suzie Thompson as Business Director. Reporting into Richard Hale, Vizeum New Zealand General Manager, Suzie will be responsible for overseeing a number of key clients.

Speaking of Suzie’s appointment, Richard Hale said, “Suzie is vibrant, smart, and comes with a diverse skill set that spans digital media, offline media, coupled with commercial experience associated with management of a media department in its own right. We are lucky to have her on-board.”

The announcement comes as Vizeum reveals its new brand identity and positioning: Accelerating Business Growth through media.