Jane Stanley takes reins at Hearts & Science ANZ
New Zealand unit boss Jane Stanley takes broader ANZ gig at Hearts & Science, with current CEO Jeremy Bolt stepping down to work on Old Bull Health start-up.
What you need to know:
- Jane Stanley will lead ANZ business but operate out of Auckland.
- Jeremy Bolt stepping down from Omnicom-owned business to focus on mens health start-up.
Jane Stanley has been promoted to CEO of Omnicom unit Hearts & Science ANZ, having led the New Zealand operation for the last three years. Local boss Jeremy Bolt is stepping down to work on Old Bull Health, a start-up focused on male longevity.
Bold follows former Hearts & Science digital supremo Isabella Dunn, who left just over a year ago to launch a direct to consumer prepared meals business.
“I’m excited about this next chapter for Hearts,” said Omnicom Media Group boss, Peter Horgan. “Jeremy has been a mainstay of our OMG leadership team and critical in the set up and success to date of Hearts in Australia. I am looking forward to the next chapter under Jane’s leadership and seeing how the Hearts proposition can make further impact in this market for brands looking for data-driven media excellence.”
Stanley said she "can't wait" to get into the broader role: "The Hearts teams in Australia and New Zealand are some of the smartest and most passionate people I‘ve had the pleasure to work with, and I’m looking forward to building Hearts collectively with them across the Tasman.”
Stanley will continue to operate out of New Zealand, while Bolt will continue with the agency part time as he builds out the start-up.
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