Next generation creative service agency, Proximity, has today announced the appointment of Simon McKechnie as senior account director.
With over nine years’ experience in the advertising industry, McKechnie brings with him a passion for storytelling and helping clients discover bold solutions for their brands.
McKechnie joins the agency from Rainger & Rolfe, where he worked across many large-scale corporates, including AA Smartfuel, Healtheries, the University of Otago and the Commerce Commission.
Says McKechnie: “I am super excited to have joined the team at Proximity where I’ll be heading up Mazda, DairyNZ, Frucor and Lone Star, to name a few.”
“Working for an agency like Proximity, which is values driven whilst operating at scale, is hard to beat. I am looking forward to working alongside the great team of people already here.”
Says Chris Pescott of Proximity: “I’ve been impressed with Simon’s passion for helping clients step outside of their comfort zones and try out new things and am pleased he chose to work with our team at Proximity to grow his career.
“As a modern creative agency, we’re always looking for people who truly love creativity, client partnership and data-driven work that unlocks growth for our clients. Simon is certainly someone who has the experience and the confidence to embrace new methods across the whole marketing spectrum to get the best results for his clients.”
McKechnies’ appointment is effective immediately.