A perfect blend of experience and innovation to help companies succeed in the digital world.

Marco Marinkovich
Creative Director + Partner

Marco has over 11 years industry experience in solving problems with creativity and technology. He founded Brandknew in 2009 with the clear belief that with blending creative thinking and technology, you are able to solve the most complicated business problems. With a perfect balance of part-agency and part-consultancy, Marco guides Brandknew’s strategic and creative department to deliver work above and beyond our client’s expectations.

Marco has worked with some of the world’s most recognisable brands such as Heineken, Ricoh, DHL, Energizer, Schick and Wendy’s Hamburgers to name a few.

Outside of Brandknew, Marco has founded companies operating across a broad range of industries with technology at their core.

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Hannah Marinkovich
Business Director + Partner

Hannah is co-owner of Brandknew and has over seven years industry experience in project and event management. She holds a Business Degree in Economics and Finance, and leads the agency’s over arching business direction and growth.

Hannah is heavily involved with all major client projects and is our conduit between all departments. With expertise in communications, mixed with a solid understanding of business this ensures all work delivered for our clients is nothing short of excellent.

Outside of Brandknew, Hannah has founded and is involved in companies across media and entertainment working with brands such as L’Oréal, L’Occitane, Auckland Racing Club and Visit Victoria.

Mike Hutcheson
Strategic Director + Partner

Hutch works with our key clients as a specialist brand consultant and business advisor. He is also a consequential member of Brandknew’s board, bringing over 40 years agency experience.

Hutch has spent most of his life working out what makes people tick and figuring out what they want and why. He co-founded leading advertising agencies; Colenso BBDO and HKM, and culminated his advertising career in Auckland as Managing Director of Saatchi and Saatchi.

He is a director of a number of public and private companies, and trustee of two Charitable Trusts. He has a Master of Philosophy degree (with 1st Class Honours), his thesis being The Alchemy of Creativity in New Zealand Business, he is also a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Marketing. He is a regular TV commentator, an award-winning business columnist and has published four books.