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Jaguar moves social media to Spark44

Jaguar moves social media to Spark44

Jaguar, the luxury car manufacturer, has transitioned its social media business to Spark44 from We Are Social following a review.

 
 
DMG hunts for media shop to replace SMG

DMG hunts for media shop to replace SMG

DMG Media, the publisher of the Mail newspapers, Metro and MailOnline, is seeking to appoint a global media agency to support its expanding international footprint.

 
 
BBH to scoop Strictly Come Dancing brief

BBH to scoop Strictly Come Dancing brief

The BBC is poised to appoint Bartle Bogle Hegarty to promote Strictly Come Dancing after the agency dazzled the broadcaster during an earlier pitch with a choreographed routine of its own.

 
 
Waitrose kicks off £25m ad review

Waitrose kicks off £25m ad review

Waitrose has kicked off a formal review of its £25 million advertising account after being dumped by Bartle Bogle Hegarty in January.

 
 
Tate Gallery searches for ad agency

Tate Gallery searches for ad agency

Tate, the owner of Tate Modern and three other galleries, is looking for a creative agency.

 
 
Rowse awards BMB lead creative agency

Rowse awards BMB lead creative agency

BMB has picked up the £5 million ad account for Rowse, the honey and spread brand owned by Valeo Foods, without a pitch.

 
 
Financial regulator calls review of media planning and buying

Financial regulator calls review of media planning and buying

The Financial Conduct Authority, the regulator for the financial-services industry, is looking to consolidate its media planning and buying. The FCA is looking to appoint an agency for up to four years and hopes to make a decision by May. It curren...

 
 
TaylorMade-Adidas Golf appoints We Are Social

TaylorMade-Adidas Golf appoints We Are Social

TaylorMade-Adidas Golf Company has appointed We Are Social as its strategic and creative social media agency in Europe.

 
 
BBC to select pool of smaller agencies for specialist tasks

BBC to select pool of smaller agencies for specialist tasks

The BBC is looking to assemble a flexible pool of agencies it can call on for creative projects a month after Rainey Kelly Campbell Roalfe/Y&R retained the broadcaster's creative account.

 
 
RB calls global contest for Nurofen business

RB calls global contest for Nurofen business

RB is reviewing the global advertising account for the ibuprofen brand Nurofen, putting the incumbent, Club Havas, on alert.

 
 

People moves

TBWA expands Keith Smith's role

TBWA expands Keith Smith's role

TBWA has appointed Keith Smith to the expanded role of president international, global markets, which will include the 15 core markets across the world.

 
 
McCann boosts creative team with AKQA hire

McCann boosts creative team with AKQA hire

McCann London has hired a new creative director, the AKQA associate creative director Max Chanan.

 
 
Matthieu Elkaim takes ECD role at BBDO Paris

Matthieu Elkaim takes ECD role at BBDO Paris

Matthieu Elkaim, a creative director at CLM BBDO, has been named the executive creative director at the BBDO Paris group after a reshuffle at the agency.

 
 
Spirit appointed as WPP's chief digital officer

Spirit appointed as WPP's chief digital officer

WPP has appointed Scott Spirit, its chief strategy officer, as chief digital officer and Mark Povey, its general counsel, as chief operating officer of WPP Digital, Campaign Asia-Pacific has learned.

 
 
Will Hattam takes new chief marketing officer role at Archant

Will Hattam takes new chief marketing officer role at Archant

Archant, the regional publisher, has appointed Will Hattam to the newly created role of chief marketing officer.

 
 
Chris Thomas to run BBDO Americas as CEO

Chris Thomas to run BBDO Americas as CEO

Omnicom's BBDO has appointed Chris Thomas, its Asia head for the last after nine years, as its chief executive of the Americas.

 
 
Hearst hires Nick Brien for CEO role at iCrossing

Hearst hires Nick Brien for CEO role at iCrossing

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 to leave RKCR/Y&R

Mick Mahoney to leave RKCR/Y&R

Mick Mahoney, the executive creative director at Rainey Kelly Campbell Roalfe/Y&R, is to leave the agency.

 
 
Archant hires former ITV sales director as first chief commercial officer

Archant hires former ITV sales director as first chief commercial officer

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 appoints Tony Evans as planning director

BJL appoints Tony Evans as planning director

BJL has appointed Tony Evans, previously the head of planning for Cheil Worldwide, to its board in the new position of planning director.

 
 

New business rankings

Media business rankings

Media business rankings

20 March 2015: Carat is a new entry after landing Halfords.

 
 
Creative business rankings

Creative business rankings

20 March 2015: Bartle Bogle Hegarty shoots to the top of the table after its Tesco win.

 
 

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Five brand trends for Mobile World Congress 2015

Five brand trends for Mobile World Congress 2015

As the great and the good of the mobile industry gather in Barcelona for MWC 2015, Millennial Media takes a look at the key trends set to dominate the agenda this year

 
 
It was a very good year

It was a very good year

From tying up with luxury brands to using old classics in ads to some special gigs, 2014 was a year to remember

 
 
A bridge worth crossing

A bridge worth crossing

There is no grey area in music clearance - get approval early and aim to build long-lasting relationships

 
 

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