Marriott partners with NBA to take fans #AroundTheWorld

Marriott partners with NBA to take fans #AroundTheWorld

Hotel giant Marriott has teamed up with the National Basketball Association (NBA) to give fans the opportunity to travel the world for tournaments across five continents. The tie-up will see Marriott made the official hotelier for events including NBA Global Games 2015-16, NBA Africa Game 2015, and NBA Canada Series 2015 as well as separate […]

Karmarama hires Rob Turner and Dave Westland as Creative Directors

Karmarama hires Rob Turner and Dave Westland as Creative Directors

Karmarama announce that they have appointed two new creative directors, who will work across the Costa and Iceland accounts at the agency, as well as on pitch opportunities. Turner and Westland join from krow where they have been Creative Directors for the last two years, looking after DFS, Fiat, and the launch of Virgin Trains […]

Etihad Airways appoints Cheil as global digital & social media agency

Etihad Airways appoints Cheil as global digital & social media agency

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), has appointed the Cheil Network to handle its global digital and social marketing activities, following a competitive pitch process held last month. Cheil is now responsible for delivering Etihad Airways’ strategy and creative in all digital and social channels. The agency will also support […]

The Moneytizer launches in London

The Moneytizer launches in London

The Moneytizer, a new ad platform specialising in online ad optimisation for small and medium-sized editorial publishers, has launched its first UK office in London. The business, originally founded in France in 2014, provides the leading ad optimisation platform for small and medium publishers such as bloggers. Its sole purpose is to give those publishers […]

Fabio Di Giammarco Named to Top Marketing Role for Bacardí Rum

Fabio Di Giammarco Named to Top Marketing Role for Bacardí Rum

Bacardi announced the immediate promotion of Fabio Di Giammarco, 42, to Global Vice President for Bacardí rum. In this role, Mr. Di Giammarco is responsible for the Bacardí rum brand marketing efforts globally, including enhancing brand equity, positioning, advertising, packaging and pricing. He reports to Mauricio Vergara, CMO North America and global lead for Bacardí […]

Mindshare adds to Asia chairman Ashutosh Srivastava’s duties

Mindshare adds to Asia chairman Ashutosh Srivastava’s duties

Ashutosh Srivastava, chairman Asia and CEO emerging markets group Mindshare, has added the Middle East and Africa to his remit. The change comes as Helen McRae is appointed Mindshare UK CEO, a role she will combine with her responsibility as chair of Mindshare Western Europe, representing Europe on the GroupM Europe board. McRae’s Africa responsibilities […]

Wunderman UK boosts strategic and creative offering with new hirings

Wunderman UK boosts strategic and creative offering with new hirings

Wunderman UK has made key hirings bolstering its strategic and creative offering, with Paul Harvey joining as Head of Project Management, Lezaan Roos as Strategy Director, Michael Maxwell as Senior Strategist and Andrew Thomas as Conceptual Lead. Head of Project Management Paul Harvey joins from AKQA where he was Associate Programme Director working on Nike. […]

DMGT’s DMG Media appoints Maxus as global media agency

DMGT’s DMG Media appoints Maxus as global media agency

Following a competitive four-way review across London and New York, DMG Media has appointed Maxus as its primary marketing and media agency in the UK and North America. Maxus will provide consultancy support to the DMG Media brands, Daily Mail, The Mail on Sunday and MailOnline, and assume responsibility for brand-specific buying in paid-for media […]

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 […]