Account news: wins and reviews
Dreams, the bed specialist, has appointed BBD Perfect Storm as its new creative agency.
McCormick, the spices and herbs manufacturer, has handed Starcom MediaVest Group its media and digital account across 11 EMEA markets.
Imperial Tobacco Group, the British cigarette company, has awarded its global marketing account to Omnicom's BBDO network, through Proximity's German office, after a pitch.
In an interesting move, Argos has shortlisted Now to go head-to-head against the incumbent, CHI Partners, for its 55 million ad account, having discarded Rainey Kelly Campbell Roalfe/Y R, JWT London and Publicis London after pitches last week. A...
Hertz, the New Jersey-based car-rental company, is holding a pan-European review of its media planning and buying arrangements. A pitch is scheduled to take place later this month.
Vespa, the Italian scooter brand, has handed its global advertising account to Bartle Bogle Hegarty without a pitch.
Havas Worldwide London has picked up the European advertising account for the organic baby food brand Ella's Kitchen.
JWT London has picked up all of Rowntree's UK digital advertising business following a competitive pitch.
Ogilvy & Mather Worldwide has won the jeweller Tiffany & Co's global advertising account after a competitive pitch.
Cashcade, the owner of Foxy Bingo and Cheeky Bingo brand, has awarded its £8 million media planning and buying business to UM London.
VCCP me, VCCP's direct marketing agency, has hired Rapp's Gavin Hilton as its planning partner following Chris Whitson's departure in October 2013.
Now has appointed the designer Dave Towers to head up a new design division.
The Brooklyn Brothers has promoted Guy Barnett to global creative director as part of a restructure of its creative department.
Pablo Del Campo, the regional creative director of Saatchi & Saatchi Latin America, has been promoted to the position of worldwide creative director at the creative network.
TBWA\London has selected Richard Stainer, the managing partner and client services director at Bartle Bogle Hegarty London, as its new chief executive.
OgilvyOne Worldwide has promoted Emma de la Fosse and Charlie Wilson, the executive creative directors of its UK agency, to joint chief creative officers of Europe, Africa and the Middle East.
Saatchi & Saatchi Singapore has hired Dominic Stallard, the chief creative officer at Lowe Singapore, as its executive creative director.
Tom Johnstone, a former head of planning at DLKW, is joining 72andSunny's Los Angeles office as group strategy officer.
Mark Craze, chief executive of Havas Media Group in the UK, is leaving the French marketing group after nine years to explore other "exciting new projects".
Holler, the digital agency, has hired Chomoi Picho-Owiny, a creative director at Possible, as creative director, overseeing output for the London office.
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In the past year, Razorfish has burst on to the London advertising scene, scooping ten new-business wins and numerous creative awards. In the first of a new Inside series, Campaign went along to find out what has got into this formerly quiet digital ...
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