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McCann wins Qatar Financial Centre brief

McCann wins Qatar Financial Centre brief

McCann London and its sister agency, MRM Meteorite, have been appointed as joint agencies-of-record for the Qatar Financial Centre (QFC).

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CEO Gail Gallie departs Fallon

CEO Gail Gallie departs Fallon

Gail Gallie, the chief executive of Fallon London, is leaving the agency after four years at the helm.

 
 
Three's pony and cats with thumbs top the cute Easter ad chart

Three's pony and cats with thumbs top the cute Easter ad chart

Three films made by the agency Wieden & Kennedy have made it into the top 10 most-viewed "cute" ads list, compiled by video analysts Visible Measures.

 
 
Evian baby Spider-Man 'rescues' fans with Twitter answers

Evian baby Spider-Man 'rescues' fans with Twitter answers

Evian has launched the second stage of its popular global 'Amazing Baby & Me 2' activity, which features the mini Spider-Man character solving people's dilemmas on Twitter in a campaign run through We Are Social.

 
 
Ex-M&S marketing chief Steven Sharp is consulting for WPP

Ex-M&S marketing chief Steven Sharp is consulting for WPP

Steven Sharp, the former marketing director of Marks & Spencer, is working as a consultant for WPP, which now holds both the creative and media accounts for the retailer.

 
 
Tata seeks shop for branding brief

Tata seeks shop for branding brief

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 calls creative pitch

Young's Seafood calls creative pitch

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.

 
 
DLKW Lowe hires two as creative directors

DLKW Lowe hires two as creative directors

DLKW Lowe has hired Amber Casey and Lovisa Silburn as creative directors.

 
 
Agencies line up for beer promotion task

Agencies line up for beer promotion task

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 kicks off Euro digital pitch

Reckitt kicks off Euro digital pitch

Reckitt Benckiser, the consumer goods giant, is holding a digital pitch covering 19 of its brands across Europe.

 
 
Atomic lands Cancer Research legacy brief

Atomic lands Cancer Research legacy brief

Atomic London has been hired by Cancer Research UK to lead the charity's legacy marketing and direct giving campaigns.

 
 
Sorrell says Publicis / Omnicom's 'merger of equals' is 'impossible'

Sorrell says Publicis / Omnicom's 'merger of equals' is 'impossible'

Sir Martin Sorrell, chief executive of WPP, has called attempts by rival holding groups, Omnicom and Publicis Groupe to form a £23 bilion "merger of equals" "impossible".

 
 
Watch: Post Office '24-hour Property Challenge' on Channel 4

Watch: Post Office '24-hour Property Challenge' on Channel 4

The Post Office has kicked off a '24-hour Property Challenge', exclusively within Channel 4 ad spots.

 
 
Ben Felton to head strategy at The Marketing Store

Ben Felton to head strategy at The Marketing Store

Ben Felton, the executive planning director at MRM Meteorite, has joined The Marketing Store as chief strategy officer.

 
 
Dentsu Aegis is only media network on Government's market research roster

Dentsu Aegis is only media network on Government's market research roster

Dentsu Aegis, the parent network of Carat and Vizeum, has become the only media network to be appointed to the Government's market research roster which has just been announced.

 
 
Manning Gottlieb OMD tops shortlist for Thinkbox TV Planning Awards

Manning Gottlieb OMD tops shortlist for Thinkbox TV Planning Awards

Manning Gottlieb OMD has the most shortlisted entries in this year's Thinkbox TV Planning Awards, run in association with Campaign and MediaWeek.

 
 
P&O Cruises hands Founded creative account after four-way pitch

P&O Cruises hands Founded creative account after four-way pitch

P&O Cruises has appointed Founded to its creative account following a four-way competitive pitch process.

 
 
JWT resurrects J.Walter Thompson name

JWT resurrects J.Walter Thompson name

JWT is to revert to its roots after nine years, by renaming the agency J.Walter Thompson to coincide with its 150-year anniversary.

 
 
We Are Pi wins Wrangler's European creative account

We Are Pi wins Wrangler's European creative account

We Are Pi, the Amsterdam-based agency, has won Wrangler's European advertising account after a competitive pitch.

 
 
BBC Radio 4 and 6 Music hire Somethin' Else for social media

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BBC Radio 4 and 6 Music have appointed content house Somethin' Else to their social media account, to create more than 100 pieces of activity per month.

 
 
Shop entrances are hot spots for mobile use, says Starcom

Shop entrances are hot spots for mobile use, says Starcom

Almost a quarter of shoppers use their mobile phones while waiting outside retail destinations, whereas only three per cent use them while looking at products, according to research from Starcom MediaVest Group.

 
 

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