NABS and Google partner to offer upskilling grant

NABS and Google partner to offer upskilling grant

NABS and Squared Online, an education initiative led by Google, have joined forces to provide funding for advertising and media professionals wishing to upskill their digital know how through a new career grant. The offer available through NABS’ Upskilling Grant programme marks the first time Google and NABS have partnered in this way. The scheme […]

Tracey Barber promoted to Havas Worldwide UK Chief Marketing Officer

Tracey Barber promoted to Havas Worldwide UK Chief Marketing Officer

Havas Worldwide Creative Group has promoted Tracey Barber to the role of UK Chief Marketing Officer across Havas Worldwide, Havas Work Club and Havas helia. Barber, who was previously Chief Marketing Officer at Havas helia, will lead a marketing and new business team working across Havas Creative Group’s agencies. Since joining Havas helia in 2014, […]

AllofUs leaves McCann Worldgroup to become independent

AllofUs leaves McCann Worldgroup to become independent

McCann Worldgroup and AllofUs have jointly announced that AllofUs, the UK interaction design and user-experience studio acquired in 2011, has been sold back to its principals. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. “McCann and AllofUs have enjoyed a terrific partnership over the last four years,” said Mark Lund, CEO of McCann Worldgroup UK. “But […]

Y&R name Andrew Dimitriou President of Y&R Europe

Y&R name Andrew Dimitriou President of Y&R Europe

Y&R Global CEO David Sable announced that Andrew Dimitriou, a 16-year Y&R veteran, with experience working across four Continents in the network, has been named President of Y&R Europe. Andrew will work closely with the leaders in the region to evolve and help grow Y&R’s European offering, in order to serve Y&R’s clients across markets […]

Regus awards Havas helia its global CRM business

Regus awards Havas helia its global CRM business

Regus, the global workplace provider, has appointed Havas helia to handle its global CRM business. Havas helia won the account after a pitch against undisclosed agencies. Regus’ Chief Customer Officer Eva Eisenschimmel called the pitch earlier this year. The pitch process was handled by the intermediary Agency Insight. Havas helia will now work to deliver […]

LIFE enlists former Mother and KesselsKramer ECD Maurice Van De Ven

LIFE enlists former Mother and KesselsKramer ECD Maurice Van De Ven

Integrated marketing agency LIFE has appointed ex-MEC, Mother and KesselsKramer creative heavyweight Maurice Van De Ven as executive creative director to lead its new ‘Create Consequence’ orientation. Van De Ven will provide leadership and take responsibility for the creative direction of all agency accounts as LIFE launches ‘Create Consequence’ – the agency’s new point of […]

Watchfinder appoints Hometown to boost brand

Watchfinder appoints Hometown to boost brand

Watchfinder, the online retailer of pre-owned luxury watches, has hired Hometown as its creative agency. Hometown, which won the business after a competitive pitch process, will develop a campaign to provide Watchfinder with a distinctive voice within the luxury market, finding a wider audience to buy or part-exchange its watches. The agency’s initial task will […]

Cheil’s Piano Made of Barbed Wire Seeks to Unify North & South Korea

Cheil’s Piano Made of Barbed Wire Seeks to Unify North & South Korea

Korean Ministry of Unification has joined with leading South Korea marketing solutions company Cheil Worldwide to unveil ‘Piano of Unification.’ The project commemorates Korea’s 70th anniversary of liberation from Japanese occupation, and aims to enhance interest in national reunification of South and North Korea. After Korea’s period under Japanese rule between 1910 and 1945, the […]

PSONA Group appoints Jamie Bell as executive creative director

PSONA Group appoints Jamie Bell as executive creative director

PSONA Group, recently formed by marketing services group Communisis, has appointed former VCCPme creative partner, Jamie Bell as executive creative director. He will work across the Group’s three agencies: PSONA, PSONA Films and PSONA Social, with a remit to raise the creative bar across the full suite of clients and attract new business. As creative […]