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72andSunny wins global Axe brief

- Unilever has handed its non-roster agency 72andSunny Amsterdam a global brief for Axe after a competitive pitch.

Robert Webb returns for Post Office Money launch campaign

- Robert Webb, the comedy actor, returns in the Post Office's campaign for sub brand Post Office Money.

Havas launches creative council

- Havas Worldwide is attempting to drive creativity at the agency by pooling its leading London-based talent.

PZ Cussons hunts for global agency

- PZ Cussons is looking to appoint a global agency of record for its personal-care brands.

Lidstone exits Havas amid restructure

- Russ Lidstone, the chief executive of Havas Worldwide London, is leaving the agency amid a restructure designed to increase collaboration with its sister agency, Havas Work Club.

Albion scoops Glorious! account

- Albion has won a contested pitch to handle the creative advertising for Glorious!, which makes soups, sauces and dips that are sold in Tesco stores.

Zone gets £6m boost from the Business Growth Fund and welcomes Jim Kelly to non-exec role

- Zone has taken a £6 million investment from the Business Growth Fund (BGF) in return for a minority stake and hired Jim Kelly, one of the founders of Rainey Kelly Campbell Roalfe/Y&R, as a non executive director.

Agencies vie for govt brief to boost organ donor numbers

- The NHS Blood and Transplant service has issued a brief to agencies ahead of a new campaign.

Agencies line up for Admiral ad business

- Admiral Group, the insurance company, is in talks with creative agencies about its flagship brand.

Ben Stephens named Stack chairman

- Stack, the agency previously known as CMW, has hired Ben Stephens, the former managing partner of VCCP me, as the executive chairman amid the departure of its chief executive, Liz Wilson.

VCCP hands new jobs to Goodall and Storey

- VCCP has promoted Jonny Goodall and James Storey to the new positions of interactive creative directors.

M/SIX hires UM's Spence as its first chief operating officer

- M/SIX has hired Will Spence, the chief client officer at Universal McCann in Sydney, in the new position of chief operating officer.

British Airways calls review of global digital ad business

- British Airways is reviewing its global digital advertising account, putting OgilvyOne on alert.

Oli Beale and Alex Holder seek fellow creatives to tackle major social issues

- The executive creative directors at Anomaly London are inviting fellow creatives to band together and use their skllls to "fight bad guys" and have released their own ad targeting the tobacco industry.

Gallo wines call Europe-wide ad pitch

- Gallo Family Vineyards is mulling appointing a creative agency to make Europe-wide campaigns.

BA reviews global digital ad account

- British Airways is reviewing its global digital advertising account, putting OgilvyOne on alert.

BBH to bring trust back to Tesco, says Neil Munn

- Bartle Bogle Hegarty aims to build trust back into Tesco's brand when it takes over the troubled supermarket's advertising account.

TUI launches pan-European review

- TUI is hunting for a pan-European creative agency following the £5.15 billion merger between its UK and German holding companies in December.

Guy Hayward nets global KBS role

- Kirshenbaum Bond Senecal & Partners has appointed Guy Hayward as its global chief executive.

Aviva launches advertising review of global business

- Aviva, the insurer, is reviewing its international creative account, potentially ending its decade-long relationship with Abbott Mead Vickers BBDO.

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