Serviceplan’s Vera Yu highlights seven social and economic trends for China

Serviceplan’s Vera Yu highlights seven social and economic trends for China

Vera Yu, Head of Strategy at Serviceplan China, Beijing, gave a speech at the International Roadshow 2017: China Insights to German enterprises in Munich with the title ‘The Future is Now’. She shared some current social and economic happenings in China that are influencing the future, including consumption upgrade, sharing economy, live stream, and cash-free […]

Nils Leonard on the need for provocation in the Food and Beverage Industry

Nils Leonard on the need for provocation in the Food and Beverage Industry

Every year, during the Cannes Lions Festival, the who’s who of the Marketing and Advertising Industry congregate at the picturesque city in France, to celebrate the creativity and innovation done over the last year. So if you can afford to grab a ticket to the festival (and we know that isn’t easy!), then running into […]

Blis’ Harry Dewhirst on what agencies and brands need to do to maximise their mobile strategy

Blis’ Harry Dewhirst on what agencies and brands need to do to maximise their mobile strategy

Location intelligence company, Blis has been on a roll over the last year, with some innovative projects and movements in the digital marketing space. During the Cannes Lions Festival, we sat down with their President, Harry Dewhirst, who told us about what Blis have been up to this past year and where they plan to go […]

JWT Amsterdam’s Bas Korsten on cultivating creativity within and being on the forefront of innovation

JWT Amsterdam’s Bas Korsten on cultivating creativity within and being on the forefront of innovation

J. Walter Thompson Amsterdam were the toast of the Marketing and Communications Industry in 2016, greatly thanks to projects such as ‘The Next Rembrandt’ that helped bag them the Innovative Agency of the Year prize at the Cannes Lions Festival last year. A year on, we got a chance to sit down with the Creative […]

Mindshare’s Gowthaman Ragothaman: ‘Industry is at the cusp of that ‘Aha’ moment, but is not there yet’

Mindshare’s Gowthaman Ragothaman: ‘Industry is at the cusp of that ‘Aha’ moment, but is not there yet’

Mindshare is placing its FAST (Future Adaptive Specialist Team) integrated performance unit at the heart of its business going forward. According to the agency, FAST is an integrated service that joins together with traditional media planning and buying services, enabling maximum efficiency in driving insights, targeting, allocating investment, activating and optimising across all media. To […]

Jason Romeyko Reveals His Blueprint For Serviceplan Going Forward

Jason Romeyko Reveals His Blueprint For Serviceplan Going Forward

Jason Romeyko recently becomes Worldwide Executive Creative Director (WWECD) at Serviceplan, working alongside International Managing Partner Markus Noder to amplify globalisation of the network. We had a chance to sit down with Jason during the Cannes Lions Festival and speak about what his vision is for the Group going forward: Q) Take us through your journey from Australia […]

Creativeland Asia’s Raj Kurup: ‘We need to shed the myopia & be more inclusive of the likes of Google to evolve’

Creativeland Asia’s Raj Kurup: ‘We need to shed the myopia & be more inclusive of the likes of Google to evolve’

Creativeland Asia, one of India’s largest and most sought after independent agency. It was founded by Sajan Raj Kurup in the summer of 2007, and is now one of the fastest growing and the most awarded independent communications companies in the country. We had an opportunity to sit down with Raj during the Cannes Lions […]

JWT London’s Lucas Peon on the agency’s future plans and the importance of projects like Female Tribes

JWT London’s Lucas Peon on the agency’s future plans and the importance of projects like Female Tribes

J. Walter Thompson London’s recent reshuffle of their leadership saw Lucas Peon replace Russell Ramsey as the Executive Creative Director. We got an opportunity to sit down with the new man in charge at Cannes, and discuss his vision for the agency going forward: Q) You recently took over as Executive Creative Director at J. Walter Thompson (JWT) London, […]

Brooke Bond Red Label 6-Pack Band Sizzle the Cannes’ International Stage

Brooke Bond Red Label 6-Pack Band Sizzle the Cannes’ International Stage

After winning the Grand Prix in last year’s Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, India’s first transgender band, the Brooke Bond Red Label 6-Pack Band set the stage ablaze, with their live concert during this year’s festival. Performing for an international audience encompassing some of the biggest names in entertainment, media and advertising in the […]

Serviceplan’s Till Hohmann: “No longer good enough to present a nice campaign based on a clever insight”

Serviceplan’s Till Hohmann: “No longer good enough to present a nice campaign based on a clever insight”

Serviceplan Group is the largest and most diversified owner-managed and partner-managed agency group in Europe. We spoke to their ‎Managing Creative Director, Till Hohmann, who gave us an insight into the agency’s future plans, his thoughts on the future of the Industry and his experience in judging the Direct Marketing category at Cannes in 2017: Q) What was […]