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ASOS launches advertising review

ASOS launches advertising review

ASOS, the online fashion retailer, has called a review of its UK advertising account.

 
 
Southern Comfort kicks off direct pitch

Southern Comfort kicks off direct pitch

Southern Comfort is looking for a creative agency to handle its below-the-line and experiential advertising in the UK.

 
 
The7stars picks up 2 Sisters Food Group

The7stars picks up 2 Sisters Food Group

The7stars has won the £5.5 million media account for the owner of Fox's Biscuits and Goodfella's Pizza after a competitive pitch.

 
 
Netflix hunts creative agency

Netflix hunts creative agency

Netflix is on the hunt for a creative agency ahead of a major expansion into Europe.

 
 
Arena wins £4m Seven Seas owner Merck Consumer Health account

Arena wins £4m Seven Seas owner Merck Consumer Health account

Arena has won the £4 million media business for Merck Consumer Health, owner of Seven Seas and Hailborange, currently handled by MEC Manchester.

 
 
New Look prepares for media review

New Look prepares for media review

New Look, the fashion retailer, is known to be speaking to agencies about its media planning and buying arrangements with a strong possibility of calling a review of the business handled by ZenithOptimedia.

 
 
Belvita hands European account to Droga5

Belvita hands European account to Droga5

Belvita, the Mondelez-owned breakfast bar brand, has hired Droga5 Europe to handle its pan-European advertising account.

 
 
Neilson appoints MBA to awaken the 'sleeping giant'

Neilson appoints MBA to awaken the 'sleeping giant'

Neilson Active Holidays has appointed MBA to help build its Summer Beach Club and Ski holiday brands, following its management buyout last year.

 
 
Engine scoops E.ON's digital brief after pitch

Engine scoops E.ON's digital brief after pitch

E.ON has appointed Engine to handle its entire digital business.

 
 
Aer Lingus launches European ad contest

Aer Lingus launches European ad contest

Aer Lingus, Ireland's biggest airline after Ryanair, is speaking with advertising agencies about its European business.

 
 

People moves

CHI hires Alex Best from Wieden & Kennedy

CHI hires Alex Best from Wieden & Kennedy

CHI & Partners has hired Alex Best, a group account director at Wieden & Kennedy London, as an account handling partner.

 
 
Troy Ruhanen becomes global chief executive of TBWA

Troy Ruhanen becomes global chief executive of TBWA

Omnicom has appointed Troy Ruhanen, an executive vice-president at the ad group, as the president and chief executive of TBWA Worldwide, replacing Tom Carroll.

 
 
Global hires DMGT's Ian Hanson as COO

Global hires DMGT's Ian Hanson as COO

Global Radio has appointed Daily Mail & General Trust's Ian Hanson to the newly created post of chief operating officer, in response to the ongoing growth of the media and entertainment group.

 
 
JWT London hires Dixons' Matthew Hounsell to bolster CRM

JWT London hires Dixons' Matthew Hounsell to bolster CRM

JWT London has strengthened its customer marketing department with the appointment of Dixons Retail's Matthew Hounsell as CRM business director.

 
 
The Red Brick Road appoints head of digital

The Red Brick Road appoints head of digital

The Red Brick Road has appointed Stephen Armstrong to oversee its digital and social media work.

 
 
News Corp promotes Katie Vanneck-Smith to MD of Dow Jones

News Corp promotes Katie Vanneck-Smith to MD of Dow Jones

News Corp has promoted Katie Vanneck-Smith, the chief marketing officer of News UK, to chief customer officer and global managing director of Dow Jones.

 
 
Rapp merges data, creative and media strategy teams

Rapp merges data, creative and media strategy teams

Rapp, the digital and direct agency has integrated all of its strategy and enablement specialists across its data, creativity and media practices and promoted two to executive planning director.

 
 
Havas EHS hires Mark Taylor as MD of FULCRM

Havas EHS hires Mark Taylor as MD of FULCRM

Havas EHS has hired Mark Taylor, former vice-president of consumer insights at Razorfish, to the newly created role of managing director of FULCRM, London.

 
 
BSUR hires fashion label creative director

BSUR hires fashion label creative director

BSUR, the Amsterdam-based agency, has hired Shandor Gancs, the creative director at the Australian fashion brand Leopold, as its creative director.

 
 
JWT recruits Lotz as Follows quits

JWT recruits Lotz as Follows quits

JWT London has hired M&C Saatchi's Adam Lotz as its head of engagement planning. His appointment follows the resignation of Tracey Follows, JWT's chief strategy officer.

 
 

New business rankings

Creative business rankings

Creative business rankings

25 July 2014: Brothers and Sisters breaks into the top five after picking up Betfred.

 
 
Media business rankings

Media business rankings

25 July 2014: Goodstuff Communications and Arena move up in the top ten after winning Zoopla and Flight Centre respectively.

 
 

Pitch updates

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Private Hear: July 2014

Private Hear: July 2014

Gerry Human, chief creative officer, Ogilvy & Mather London, and Micky Tudor, creative director and partner, CHI & Partners, gave us their take on a selection of ads from the month just gone.

 
 
Creatives outdoors at Cannes

Creatives outdoors at Cannes

Campaign caught up with four creative chiefs in Cannes to get their views on digital out of home and its power to unleash creative potential.

 
 
Private Hear: June 2014

Private Hear: June 2014

Dave Henderson, executive creative director at DLKW Lowe and Rossana Bardales, executive creative director at BETC London take a look at the latest crop of radio ads from the month just gone.

 
 

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