Account news: wins and reviews
Volvo, the car manufacturer, is looking for a digital agency to handle work in Europe.
Diageo is on the hunt for an ad agency to handle The Singleton Scotch whisky brand.
Unilever has picked R/GA London as its global strategic agency for the skincare brands Simple, St Ives, Citra and Dawn.
Sofa.com is on the hunt for an agency to handle its advertising and customer relationship marketing business as it looks to boost its presence in the UK.
Halfords, the cycling and motoring parts retailer, has appointed Carat Manchester to its £14 million media planning and buying account.
The pet-care arm of Nestlé is in talks with agencies about creating digital content.
Sainsbury's has confirmed the reappointment of PHD to its £60 million UK media planning and buying business.
Just Eat, the online takeaway service, is reviewing its £5 million media account, which is currently handled by Havas Media.
Samsung has appointed Leo Burnett to handle creative advertising for its home-appliances division across Europe.
Omnicom's PHD has retained Sainsbury's £60 million media planning and buying business after a competitive pitch against Group M agencies Maxus and MediaCom, and Publicis Groupe's ZenithOptimedia.
Omnicom's BBDO has appointed Chris Thomas, its Asia head for the last after nine years, as its chief executive of the Americas.
Hearst Corporation has hired Nick Brien, the ex-McCann Worldgroup chief, for the role of chief executive officer at iCrossing, replacing president Brian Powley, who parts ways with the company after eight years.
Mick Mahoney, the executive creative director at Rainey Kelly Campbell Roalfe/Y&R, is to leave the agency.
Archant has appointed Craig Nayman, the former director of sales for ITV Channels and owner of Red Cannon, as its first chief commercial officer.
BJL has appointed Tony Evans, previously the head of planning for Cheil Worldwide, to its board in the new position of planning director.
Wieden & Kennedy Amsterdam has appointed Blake Harrop, the managing director at its sister office in Tokyo, as its managing director, replacing Clay Mills.
Exterion Media, the out-of-home company, has restructured its UK business to put "customer needs at the heart" and create a new commercial division called EM Solutions.
The Corner has made two senior appointments to grow its digital and content offering.
Ben Milligan, a planning director at Wieden & Kennedy, has joined Iris as its group planning director.
M&C Saatchi has promoted Camilla Kemp, a managing partner at the ad agency, to chief operating officer.
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