Account news: wins and reviews
With most of the bigger media pitches now wrapped up (much to the satisfaction of Sir Martin Sorrell), you d have thought that agencies would be taking a breather for Easter. Sadly, none of it. MediaCom is among the agencies waiting eagerly for the o...
Tata Group, the Indian conglomerate that owns Jaguar Land Rover, Tetley and Tata Steel, is looking for an agency to handle its first global corporate advertising campaign.
Young's Seafood is reviewing its estimated £10 million creative account as the Findus Group-owned fish brand looks to increase its investment in above-the-line advertising.
Global Brewers Initiative, the consortium of alcohol manufacturers seeking to boost beer sales, is looking for an agency to handle its UK advertising account.
Reckitt Benckiser, the consumer goods giant, is holding a digital pitch covering 19 of its brands across Europe.
Atomic London has been hired by Cancer Research UK to lead the charity's legacy marketing and direct giving campaigns.
P&O Cruises has appointed Founded to its creative account following a four-way competitive pitch process.
Furniture retailer DFS is to pitch its direct marketing, data analytics and planning and content strategy accounts through the AAR, with a shortlist currently being drawn up.
Vodafone has awarded its estimated £600 million global media planning and buying account to Group M's MEC, with the UK account being run through a 'Team Red Media' unit.
Walker Media has responded to losing the £60 million Marks & Spencer media planning and buying account, which was moved to Mindshare this morning after 14 years with Walker.
DLKW Lowe has hired Amber Casey and Lovisa Silburn as creative directors.
Partners Andrews Aldridge has restructured its creative team with three new hires and two promotions, including the introduction of deputy creative directors.
Kim Papworth is stepping down as a joint executive creative director at Wieden & Kennedy London and will be replaced by Google Creative Lab's Iain Tait.
Neil Dawson, the former executive creative director of BETC London who left the agency suddenly in January, has launched a shop called Dawson Pickering.
Lowe and Partners has appointed Naomi Troni, the chief executive of Havas Worldwide Southeast Asia, as its global chief growth officer, responsible for marketing and business development.
Possible is flying in two of its senior executives from the US to strengthen its management line-up in London.
Wieden & Kennedy London has promoted Helen Foulder, its head of account handling, to the role of deputy managing director, after staff figures rose 34 per cent in 2013.
Brothers and Sisters has appointed Matthew Charlton, the founder and former chief executive of BETC London, as its own chief executive.
Mother has hired Dave Dye, the founder of agencies including Hello People, in the newly created position of head of art.
Leo Burnett London has promoted Katie Lee, the group marketing director, to managing director.
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