Birmingham PR Agency Strengthens Consumer Team with New Director

Birmingham PR Agency Strengthens Consumer Team with New Director

PR and social media communications consultancy WPR Agency, formerly Willoughby Public Relations, has appointed Rebecca Williams as consumer director. Rebecca joins the Edgbaston-based agency having spent 10 years at McCann in Solihull where she headed up accounts including Oxfam, Robert Welch and McCarthy & Stone. As consumer director at WPR she will be tasked with expanding […]

bigdog Fetches New Senior Hires Significant Expansion of Creative Team

bigdog Fetches New Senior Hires Significant Expansion of Creative Team

Full-service, integrated marketing agency bigdog’s Norwich office has made nine new hires, following a successful quarter of new client projects and wins. The hires will grow the Norwich creative team by 30%. Michael Howes joins as creative director, following an extensive period freelancing at bigdog. Drawing on his rich experience working on agency accounts including […]

Above+Beyond recruits Joanna Borton as Creative Services Director

Above+Beyond recruits Joanna Borton as Creative Services Director

Joanna Borton is joining Above+Beyond as its first Creative Services Director, and will sit on the board with CEO Zaid Al-Zaidy, ECD David Billing, Brand Services Director Tom Bedwell and Creative Directors Rapha Campos and Ben da Costa. Borton joins from 180 Amsterdam, where she was Head of Project Management. She has previously worked for […]

We Are Social hires Alison Bracegirdle as Creative Director

We Are Social hires Alison Bracegirdle as Creative Director

Socially-led creative agency We Are Social has hired Alison Bracegirdle as creative director in its London headquarters. Alison joins We Are Social from Havas Helia, where she was creative director, working primarily on the agency’s Dove account. She was involved in integrated global campaigns for a range of Dove categories, with stand-out work including Dove’s […]

Relay42 builds upon growth with three new senior leadership appointments

Relay42 builds upon growth with three new senior leadership appointments

Relay42, the leading data management platform (DMP) company that empowers marketers to orchestrate customer journeys, has continued to build upon its strong business growth with three new senior leadership appointments. Mark Van Dijk will join Relay42 as Chief Operations Officer in September 2017. Van Dijk was previously CEO for iProspect Netherlands, which saw him overseeing […]

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 […]

Creativeland Asia hires Rana Barua as CEO in group restructure

Creativeland Asia hires Rana Barua as CEO in group restructure

A decade after having set up and run what has become one of the largest and most successful independent communications company in India, Creativeland Asia’s Founder & Creative Chairman, Sajan Raj Kurup has announced a strategic move to evolve Creativeland from a communications company into a complete creative eco-system by investing in creating a group that […]