The PRWIRE Press Releases https:// 2014-09-24T01:34:28Z Jericho adds senior appointments as growth continues 2014-09-24T01:34:28Z jericho-adds-senior-appointments-as-growth-continues Auckland, NZ – 24 September 2014 - Jericho Digital Communications (www.jerichodc.com) has made two senior appointments to the New Zealand and regional operation in response to strong growth in New Zealand, Australia and Asia. John Holley has been appointed Regional Operations Director while Lindy Shuttleworth has been appointed Digital Marketing Strategist. Both roles are based in New Zealand with a remit that extends from New Zealand to Asia. ‘We’re very pleased to welcome John and Lindy as part of the expanding team to support our regional growth,’ stated group CEO, Paula Harrison. ‘We’re continuing to build strong local teams on the ground in each market that also add huge value to our regional brains trust. Our ability to quickly deliver return on investment is resonating with marketers and driving demand for our services.’ As Regional Operations Director, John Holley is responsible for the delivery of digital services and the day-to-day execution of campaigns for over 500 brands in Asia Pacific. John was most recently one of the lead planners for the military force that was part of the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) and has spent much of his career in operations and technology roles in military and corporate settings. Corporate experience includes operational roles at Visible Results and Auckland Regional Council as well as a Board member of ChildFund NZ, Accelerating Aotearoa and Liston College. Lindy Shuttleworth joins Jericho as Digital Marketing Strategist, a role that helps clients connect marketing objectives with digital marketing strategies, programs and tactics. Lindy has a track record of successfully building brands in the digital space through roles at Designworks, Yoobee, Ideaworks, Generator and Capital I. Her experience in UK, South Africa, South East Asia, Australia and New Zealand runs across digital, advertising, start-up, retail, telco and security sectors. ‘Jericho’s success in New Zealand helps fast track success across the region,’ said Chris Lowther, CEO NZ for Jericho. ‘As the technology and operations hub behind the digital success of household brand names like St George Bank, Advintage, IAG, Far East Hospitality and Flight Centre (NZ), we are keen to add the best and brightest – like John and Lindy – to the Jericho team.’ ENDS  aCommerce partners with Jericho Digital Communications for email marketing services 2014-08-03T22:21:54Z acommerce-partners-with-jericho-digital-communications-for-email-marketing-services Singapore – 4 August 2014 – Jericho Digital Communications announced today that aCommerce, the Southeast Asia end-to-end e-commerce solutions provider, will integrate Jericho’s solution as its partner of choice into its current suite of platforms. aCommerce, with over 250 staff across four of the region’s most robust markets, enables marketing, tech and logistics e-commerce capabilities for brands. The firm has serviced clients such as Blackmores, L’Oreal, HP, Groupon, Huawei and more across Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, the Philippines, Hong Kong and China.  According to aCommerce Group CMO Sheji Ho, working with Jericho aligns with regional expansion plans. “To enable multi-national companies to effectively break into the Southeast Asian market we are continuously seeking top-tier partners with enterprise-level tech services,” said Mr. Ho. “With its strong understanding of digital marketing for e-commerce and one of the most capable platforms on the market, we believe that Jericho is an ideal partner.” Jericho has been experiencing fast regional growth from its Singapore base. Including client wins such as Far East Hospitality, CellarMaster Wines and St George Bank and Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group “Our regional team is looking forward to working with such a like-minded partner,” stated Paula Harrison, Group CEO at Jericho Digital Communications. “The combination of aCommerce’s leading e-commerce approach and our data-driven, customer centric communications platform will produce a unique e-commerce digital marketing offering for brands in the emerging online market. “Online brands can boost their marketing effectiveness through transactional e-commerce communications with triggered one-to-one interactions and strategic campaigns via our single digital communications platform,” concluded Harrison. The Jericho appointment is effective immediately.   ENDS   About aCommerce Having raised one of the largest Series A funding rounds of Southeast Asia, aCommerce is now rapidly expanding as the region’s leading e-commerce service provider. With over 250 staff and operations in Thailand, Philippines, Indonesia and Singapore, aCommerce provides robust localized e-commerce solutions for global brands such as L’Oreal, LINE, HP, Huawei, Kiehl’s and more. The company offers end-to-end retail services, which includes e-commerce platform design and development, order fulfillment and warehousing, payment gateways, cross border management, localization strategy, delivery and logistics, customer service call centers, creative production and channel management. aCommerce was founded in May 2013 and is headquartered in Bangkok. www.acommerce.asia   About Jericho The Jericho Digital Communications group (www.jerichodc.com) operates across New Zealand, Australia and Asia, providing digital marketing services to over 500 brands including  St George Bank, Advintage, IAG, Far East Hospitality,The Warehouse, Secure Parking, Flight Centre (NZ), Dior, Avon and Urban Attitude. Jericho is a subsidiary of Asia Pacific Digital Limited (www.asiapacificdigital.com), one of the largest digital services groups in the region with a team of more than 300 people in nine offices across seven Pacific Rim countries.  Jericho Digital Communications Appoints Chris Lowther as CEO in NZ 2013-11-04T12:09:38Z jericho-digital-communications-appoints-chris-lowther-as-ceo-in-nz Auckland, NZ --  5 November 2013 -- Jericho Digital Communications (www.jerichodc.com) has appointed Chris Lowther as Chief Executive of New Zealand operations. Jericho is a leading provider of digital marketing services in New Zealand with blue chip clients like Telecom NZ, Advintage, The Warehouse, IAG and Flight Centre (NZ). Lowther joins as the regional Jericho organisation expands its Australian and Asian operations as part of ambitious regional growth plans. ‘Jericho is a well-known name in digital marketing with over twelve years experience helping leading financial institutions, telcos, retailers and service providers to put their best digital foot forward,’ said Lowther. ‘It’s an exciting time to lead the company into an expanded world of services and offerings to help clients know, react, interact and service customers in an integrated multi-channel way.’ Lowther has spent over eleven years helping organisations develop better customer relationships in senior regional roles at Portrait Software and Pitney Bowes Software. These roles included working with client-side CMOs and the C-suite on initiatives around enterprise CRM, digital marketing automation, and customer data and analytics. Lowther also has over two decades of international technology experience. Jericho signalled its intentions for rapid regional growth in late 2012 with the appointment of Paula Harrison (nee O’Connell) to lead Jericho as Group CEO. Harrison was formerly Managing Director of Returnity, the successful Photon Group company sold to Salmat in 2010. ‘Jericho has been leading digital marketing in New Zealand since 2000 and we’re excited to have Chris lead the next phase of digital marketing excellence in New Zealand,’ said Harrison. ‘As a regional provider with a local focus, we’re expanding the way clients can know, react, interact and service their customers across any channel. From 13 years experience with some of the best CMOs in the country, we know the next twelve months are going to see some amazing digital campaigns,’ commented Harrison. Jericho is a subsidiary of Asia Pacific Digital Limited (www.asiapacificdigital.com), one of the largest digital services groups in the region with a team of more than 800 people in 14 offices across 8 Pacific Rim countries.  ENDS Jericho Digital Communication strengthens regional senior management 2013-10-18T00:26:49Z jericho-digital-communication-strengthens-regional-senior-management Sydney, NSW – 18 October 2013 – Jericho Digital Communications today announced the appointment of Tony Davis as CEO of Australian operations. The appointment is the most recent move in the significant Jericho regional investment to fuel ambitious local growth plans. In the CEO role, Davis will spearhead Jericho’s sales efforts in Australia and lead the Australian team as  local operations and support  is expanded. Davis was most recently Head of Digital Strategy APAC at Silverpop  and has over 16 years experience in marketing, digital and online strategies. His past roles included Client Services Director at Returnity and Head of Professional Services at Salmat Data Sciences. ‘Jericho is a refreshingly real digital marketing provider, with strong digital roots and an experienced regional management team,’ said Davis. ‘It’s a exciting time and I look forward to helping more Australian companies use digital to achieve broader marketing strategies in timeframes measured in days, not weeks of months.’ ‘Jericho’s ability to deploy full-scale, integrated enterprise-grade email and SMS programs for clients - without massive costs and months of feverish setup - will catch the attention of savvy Australian marketers,’ stated Davis. Jericho clients include St George Bank, Fat Prophets, Dior, Secure Parking, Avon and Urban Attitude. Jericho signalled its intentions for rapid regional growth in late 2012 with the appointment of Paula Harrison (nee O’Connell) to lead Jericho as Group CEO. Harrison was formerly Managing Director of Returnity, the successful Photon Group company sold to Salmat in 2010. ‘It’s an exciting time for digital marketing in Australia and we’re thrilled to have an experienced practitioner of Tony’s calibre at the helm of Jericho Australia,’ said Harrison. ‘As a regional provider with a local focus, we’re expanding the team on the ground in Sydney and Melbourne to support a growing number of local clients. With Tony’s leadership we’re expecting more great Jericho clients and more great digital campaigns,’ commented Harrison. Jericho is a subsidiary of Asia Pacific Digital Limited (www.asiapacificdigital.com), one of the largest digital services groups in the region with a team of more than 800 people in 14 offices across 8 Pacific Rim countries.  ENDS