AUCKLAND: In an exciting announcement, APN Outdoor today confirm that former Aussie based Group Sales Manager, Gary Rosewarne, will step into the role of Sales Director- APN Outdoor New Zealand at the end of the month. This announcement comes on the back of several changes in the New Zealand business, including the recent appointment of Mike Watkins in the role of General Manager.
Rosewarne cut his teeth in the outdoor business working in both the Melbourne and Sydney offices at APN Outdoor, where he was recognised as a future leader of the business from his early days. Most recently, Rosewarne undertook a short stint at the SCentre Group in Melbourne but will return to his homeland of New Zealand to lead the sales team at APN Outdoor.
Mike Watkins, General Manager, APN Outdoor New Zealand commented on the appointment “It’s great to have Gary’s industry experience and company knowledge migrate from the Australian arm of the business to New Zealand. It is clear that his depth of understanding of the Trans-Tasman industry and his reputation in the business precedes him, and I look forward Gary joining us as Sales Director and together we will lead a new era for APN Outdoor in market “.
Rosewarne went onto say “Coming back to APN Outdoor in New Zealand and in a leadership capacity is a truly exciting move for me. My family and I are thrilled to be moving home and I look forward to sharing my passion for Outdoor with the team in New Zealand and re-joining a company I truly am passionate about.”
Rosewarne will commence his new role of Sales Director, APN outdoor New Zealand, on August 29th, 2016.
APN Outdoor is Australia and New Zealand’s most progressive Outdoor advertising company; leaders in the Digital Billboard, Billboard, Transit, Rail and Airport advertising categories. Whilst dominating traditional outdoor formats, the company also maintains particular focus on growing and developing their digital portfolio, establishing APN Outdoor as the unrivalled leader in this space. In addition, APN Outdoor have established themselves as vanguards in research, investing in several market leading studies, that prove the power of the medium and foster innovation and growth throughout the sector. APN Outdoor boast over 36,000 high-impact, attention-grabbing locations, dominating major city skylines, roadways, rail-stations and airports across both sides of the Tasman.