Auckland based public relations and strategic communications consultancy, Pead
, has promoted two of their members:
- Courtney Stayte has taken on the responsibilities of Senior Account Director. She initially joined the firm in May 2022 from Porter Novelli, where she was Account Director. Courtney is backed by more than a decade of experience in the PR and comms space, with prior agency-side roles at Ketchum in the UK, Haystac in New Zealand, as well as an in-house comms role at The University of Waikato.
- Lauren Went steps up as Senior Account Manager. She has been with the team for over a year, joining in June 2021 after finishing up a stint at Porter Novelli. Prior to that, Lauren was at Adhesive, where she kicked off her career in PR, following roles at Sky New Zealand and Mediaworks.