Ida Axling

News editor
André Andrade

Dentsu appoints new EMEA boss

Appointment follows the promotion of previous EMEA CEO Giulio Malegori.

Artificial intelligence concept image (©GettyImages)

Half of UK marketers not actively testing or budgeting for generative AI: research

Poll from Oliver shows marketers are concerned about security and regulation when it comes to using AI.

Mission Group logo

Mission calls operational review to cut costs as clients reduce adspend

Share price has dropped about 65% since profit warning.

Clockwise from top left: Tom Ghiden, Kirsty Hathaway, Renee Jennings, Jamie Robinson and Lisa Clunie; Emily Harlock, David Day and Jennifer Black; Raph Basckin; Dan Tedesco.

Movers and Shakers: IPG, Saatchi & Saatchi, Grey, Truant, Iris, Joan, Special, Miroma and more

Welcome to Campaign's weekly round-up of the hires, departures and promotions across the industry.

A woman looking out of the window while looking sad

Department of Health and Social Care hires creative agency

Appointment follows a competitive tender process handled by the Crown Commercial Service.

A man looking at the camera while getting a massage, still from Saga ad

Saga assigns £30m consolidated media brief

Incumbent VCCP Media declined to repitch.

Cephas Williams

Black Out 2023 brings black talent to Cannes

Initiative is a collaboration between the Black British Network and Cannes Lions.

Channel 4 streaming homepage

Channel 4 Ventures takes £3.5m stake in Airtasker UK

Investment means the media-for-equity partner will own 20% of Airtasker's UK arm in exchange for airtime.

A man walks down a highstreet while talking to the camera

Havas London launches first work for NHS Blood and Transplant

TV spot features actor, rapper and comedian Michael Dapaah.

A man hoovering a giant ball of fluff

Plusnet says no to fluff in campaign by Accenture Song

Ad marks the launch of Plusnet's new brand platform.

A tennis player in a wheelchair on his way to play at Wimbledon

Vodafone serves up Wimbledon ads fronted by Alfie Hewett and Gordon Reid

Emma Raducanu will support with social media activity as part of the #FeelTheConnection campaign.

Graphic of Bitcoin
A dog standing next to a bowl and a bag of food from hires creative agency after competitive pitch

Shop is tasked with developing new brand positioning and creative platform.

A teddy bear being interviewed by wearing a Lidl Christmas jumper

Lidl appoints new retained agency

Incumbent We Are Social did not repitch for the business.

A couple sitting on a grey sofa posing as if in a catalogue
'You've not been headhunted' OOH poster at a train station

TBWA\London puts a twist on headhunting in Connection Crew push

Campaign forms part of a recruitment drive aimed at lower income workers.

A waiter explaining the menu to a smiling couple

Häagen-Dazs opens freezer doors to macaron-inspired pop-up

Experience coincided with the launch of two new ice-cream flavours created by pastry chef Pierre Hermé.

A man in an avodaco costume and the words 'take a bow'
Dame Carolyn McCall

Dame Carolyn McCall to answer questions in Parliament over Phillip Schofield's affair

The ITV chief executive has been called to attend a session on 14 June.

A couple enjoying a picnic with a horse in the background

Rekorderlig invites cider fans to be 'more fruity' in new campaign

New brand platform 'Be a little fruktig' focuses on Rekorderlig's Swedish heritage.