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deputy features editor deputy features editor, Campaign

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Razorfish UK chief Chris Mellish to leave after 15 years

- Razorfish's UK chief executive, Chris Mellish, will leave the business at the beginning of 2015.

Johnnie Walker hires Anomaly to global creative account

- Johnnie Walker has appointed Anomaly as its global lead creative agency, ditching Bartle Bogle Hegarty after 15 years.

Mother flies 'Jesus' to London for Christmas

- Mother has flown a well-known Jesus impersonator from Los Angeles to London as a Christmas stunt.

Google launches 2014 Zeitgeist video

- Robin Williams, the comic actor who took his own life in August, was the most popular Google search in 2014, according to data released by the search engine.

Sunshine expands with business director

- Sunshine, the start-up creative agency, has hired Sophie Tait as its business director, looking after Baileys.

Monty the penguin tops engagement study

- John Lewis's "Monty the penguin" was the most compelling Christmas ad of 2014, according to research by facial recognition analysts.

Agency Christmas cards 2014

- Campaign takes a look at some of the finest festive efforts from adland.

BMW launches first TV campaign since hiring FCB Inferno

- FCB Inferno has released its first TV ad for BMW since snatching the account from WCRS earlier this year.

BETC launches pop culture agency

- BETC, the Havas-owned creative shop, is launching BETC Pop, a content and events agency.

Harvey the dog finds love in his final Thinkbox ad

- Harvey the dog finds love in his third and final ad for Thinkbox, the commercial TV marketing body.

Amazon Appstore UK searches for digital agency

- Amazon is looking for an agency to handle the social media and digital marketing for its Appstore in the UK.

Jeremy Bullmore eulogises JWT for 150th anniversary

- JWT celebrated its 150th anniversary on Friday (5 December) and marked the milestone by changing its name back to J Walter Thompson.

18 Feet & Rising adds two new board members

- 18 Feet & Rising has doubled the size of its board after promoting the strategist Rob Ward and creative Anna Carpen.

Yan Elliott leaves Fabula

- Yan Elliott, one of the co-founders of Fabula, is leaving the agency because he is tired of the pressures of running a business.

Wieden & Kennedy wins Tyrrells

- Wieden & Kennedy London has won Tyrrells creative advertising account without a pitch.

Giffgaff looks to build creative roster

- Giffgaff, the SIM-only mobile network, is abandoning its one-agency structure and is building a roster of creative shops.

Coca-Cola in hunt for digital and social shop

- Coca-Cola is looking for an agency to handle digital and social advertising for a range of its brands in the UK.

101 designs video game for Game

- Game, which has spent the past 20 years selling other brands' video games, has decided to release its own third-person adventure, as part of its Christmas marketing campaign.

Theo Izzard-Brown appointed head of strategy at McCann London

- McCann London has hired Theo Izzard-Brown, a planning director at Wieden & Kennedy London, as its head of strategy.

Baileys launches 'toasting' digital campaign

- Bailey's has released a digital campaign featuring Daisy Lowe to complement its new "here's to us" position.

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