The star-studded creative campaign invites youth from across Africa and the globe to join the movement to end the world’s oldest deadliest disease.
Dutch startup Presscloud allows companies to handle public relations without the need for an agency by training users on the ABCs of PR and connecting them to a database of journalists and an online newsroom.
Havas Group has announced the acquisition of a majority stake in Singapore-based creative agency BLKJ. The agency will join forces with the Havas Creative network and will strengthen the Group’s creative operations in South East Asia.
IPG Mediabrands has released its latest Media Responsibility Index, a quantitative report that strives to raise industry standards around brand safety and media responsibility in advertising.
Integrated marketing communications company The WPP-Scangroup Plc has suspended its CEO Bharat Thakrar and Chief Financial Officer Satyabrata Das over allegations of gross misconduct.
Léonie Koning has worked for Initiative for more than fifteen years, the last seven of which as the CEO. Time to talk to her.
Oscar Hamming, Niels de Wit and Robert van der Lans, formerly founders of The Odd Shop, have announced that their team is joining MediaMonks to bring their distinct Persuasive Creativity Model to S4Capital’s content practice.
The acquisition is in line with WPP’s objectives outlined in its December 2020 Capital Markets Day to expand its presence in the faster growing areas of experience, commerce and technology.
Havas Group has announced the acquisition of full service independent agency, Inbar Merhav G, as part of the Group’s strategic plans in Israel. The agency will rebrand to Havas Inbar Merhav G Ltd.
WPP and TikTok, a global destination for short-form mobile video, have announced an innovative global partnership to enable WPP agencies and clients to tap into the culture-shaping impact and reach of the platform.
Global marketing and communications agency VMLY&R has received a score of 100 on the Human Rights Campaign’s Corporate Equality Index, the foremost benchmarking survey and report measuring corporate policies and practices related to LGBTQ workplace equality.
WPP has been named in the 2021 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index (GEI) for the third consecutive year. The Index recognizes companies committed to advancing gender equality in the workplace through policy development, representation and transparency.
Publicis Groupe has announced the appointment of Anna Chitty as Chief Executive Officer of Starcom China.
EWM. SA, a Geneva web development and digital marketing agency announces the creation of its Paris branch, EWM France, in a joint venture with the OLCM holding company.
As of today HERC joins Ace, family of leading agencies. With the acquisition of this hotshop Ace adds Advertising & Brand culture to its portfolio. HERC included, Ace now holds over 180 employees with creative hubs in both Utrecht and Amsterdam.
Ogilvy has announced that James Nicholas Kinney has been appointed global chief diversity, equity and inclusion officer and chief people officer for North America.
VMLY&R COMMERCE has announced the promotion of Debbie Ellison, currently the Chief Digital Officer Geometry UK, to Global Chief Digital Officer.
S4 Capital plc, the new age digital advertising and marketing services company, has announced two combinations, which significantly expand the capabilities of both its Content practice.
Synamedia, an independent video software provider, announced its security and watermarking solutions are now integrated with Akamai.
Nielsen has announced that Caroline Clarke will join the company as Senior Vice President of Editorial Content Strategy, effective immediately.
rlaxx TV, the new European Advertising-Based Video-on-Demand (AVoD) service, is now also available in the UK, Germany, Switzerland and Austria on Amazon's Fire TV devices and Android TV.
The Public Relations and Communications Association (PRCA) has appointed Melissa Cannon MPRCA as PRCA International Director.
Dutch marketing and communication platform Candid has acquired Millford Brand ID. The agency is a [;ayer in brand logos, visual identity and packaging design.
Cadent, the advanced TV platform company, has announced the expansion of its addressable advertising management platform in Europe in partnership with Liberty Global.
Advertising, media, marketing, entertainment, and communication firm InterMedia Group of Companies has announced the return of Chris Brombach to InterMedia, to the role of Senior Vice President Strategy and Planning.
The International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) today announced it has joined the Global Alliance for Public Relations and Communication Management.
Starcom Australia has announced its new ‘People Powered Growth’ positioning and strengthened agency structure.
Visual Data Media Services, an entertainment services company serving studios and distributors globally with end-to-end content management and digital media supply chain solutions, has partnered with Endeavour Capital, a mid-market investment firm.
MWWPR, independent public relations agency, announced it has been selected by leading customer data platform, BlueVenn, for communications and PR programming.
Nielsen Holdings plc has announced that Jamie Moldafsky, a three-decade marketing veteran, will join as Chief Marketing and Communications Officer, effective immediately.
WPP has submitted a proposal to the Board of WPP AUNZ Limited to pursue an acquisition of the remaining shares in WPP AUNZ.
As part of Mondelēz International’s journey to create a transformative end-to-end customer experience, the company has expanded its relationship with Publicis Groupe to include all production duties across Europe.
Vonage, global leader in cloud communications helping businesses accelerate their digital transformation, announced a strategic reseller partnership of Vonage Contact Center with Evolutio.
Global media and public relations agency, iVoice Communications, is expanding its operations to further help customers penetrate the Hispanic Market in the United States, Latin America, and Spain.
WPP’s AKQA and Grey are uniting to form a new network model, AKQA Group.
Domestic appliances Miele company has consolidated its Australia and New Zealand media account into Starcom following a competitive pitch with a number of undisclosed agencies.
GroupM, WPP’s media investment group, has announced that Kieley Taylor and Amanda Grant have been elevated to the roles of global head of partnerships and global head of social, respectively.
Carlton Charles, who currently serves as vice president and treasurer at Hearst, has been named senior vice president, treasury and risk management.
Amazon Pay-Per-Click (PPC) advertising has developed into a powerful marketing channel on Amazon.
The World Media Group has announced the appointment of Gordana Buccisano, EVP Global Client Transformation, Havas Media Group, as Non-Executive Chair of the World Media Group.
Sainsbury’s has revealed it will be appointing media agency ‘Essence’ to help advance its digital marketing transformation.
Worldwide media, CXM and creative communications company, dentsu international, has committed to become a Net Zero emissions business by 2030.
Walgreens Boots Alliance renews, extends relationship with WPP to accelerate digital transformation, deep focus on communications
Walgreens Boots Alliance has selected WPP as its global marketing and communications agency.
The European Publishers Council (EPC) has welcomed the Italian Competition Authority’s investigation against Google for an alleged abuse of dominant position.
BT and EE customers are set to benefit from Ericsson 5G Radio Access Network (RAN) connectivity following the company’s selection as BT’s 5G RAN provider in the UK capitals London, Edinburgh, Belfast and Cardiff and other major cities.
GroupM Australia Chief Investment Officer Nicola Lewis has been promoted to Global Chief Growth Officer of Finecast, GroupM’s fast-growing Addressable TV business.
Havas Creative has launched Havas CX – a new, international network dedicated to delivering meaningful brand experiences across the entire customer journey.
McDonald's Corporation has announced the creation of a new Global Impact Team to harness and direct the full strength of McDonald’s ongoing efforts to affect positive change around the world.
VICE Media Group CEO Nancy Dubuc has announced that the company has appointed veteran marketing, brand and communications leader Nadja Bellan-White to its executive leadership team.
WPP has appointed Tom Ilube CBE to its Board as an independent Non-Executive Director with immediate effect.
The World Woman Foundation, in partnership with Geometry along with WPP agency partners BCW, Hogarth Worldwide and Gramercy Park Studios, have launched its #ShesMyHero campaign which will culminate in World Woman Hour.
Mindshare, the agency network that is part of WPP, has released the eighth wave of its ‘New Normal’ COVID-19 tracker - a 1,000 person per market survey across 10 global markets.
Europa+ announced the launch of its new subscription streaming video service that will, for the first time, bring Latin American and Caribbean audiences the latest and most popular television programming.
Eighteen leaders across WPP have been honoured in the HERoes Women Role Model Lists 2020 for championing women in business and driving change for gender diversity in the workplace.
BoldScience, a new global medical communications agency, has launched.
Rainshine and UK's Five Fifty Five partner to develop, produce extraordinary stories for audiences worldwide
Rainshine Entertainment and Five Fifty Five announced a strategic joint venture, where the two companies will work together to develop, produce, and distribute extraordinary content.
Jeff Winton Associates partners with UK-based Onyx Health to expand global healthcare communications services
Jeff Winton Associates announced expansion into additional global markets through a new partnership with UK-based marketing communications firm Onyx Health.
VMLY&R has announced that it will launch a new global healthcare agency, VMLY&Rx, to service specialty Rx pharmaceutical companies.
SEMrush, an online visibility management and content marketing SaaS platform, has further expanded its ecosystem with the acquisition of a 100% stake in Poland's public relations SaaS startup Prowly.com.
Publicis Media has announced the promotion of Nadine Young to the role of CEO, Starcom UK, reporting to Sue Frogley, CEO, Publicis Media UK.
For the first time in its 13-year history, the renowned Global Innovation Index includes brand value as one of its core indicators.
Verizon Media has announced the launch of OTT Smart Auction, a header bidding-like solution for OTT publishers.
World’s largest kiwifruit marketer Zespri International Limited has selected an interdisciplinary team of WPP agencies as its global Agency of Record (AOR) to deliver its brand proposition.
UK's curated audio platform for journalism Curio closes $9m Series A funding for international expansion
Curio, the premium audio platform with a curated library of expert journalism, closed a $9 million Series A round led by Earlybird. Draper Esprit, Cherry Ventures, and Horizons Ventures also took part in the investment.