Serviceplan Greater China looks to future growth with a strong new Management Team

Serviceplan Greater China looks to future growth with a strong new Management Team

As Serviceplan International continue to expand their unique House of Communication model across the globe, making strategic creative and management hires to reflect their increasingly global outlook, Serviceplan China has appointed Chong Kin as Chief Creative Officer Greater China, Marcus Ma as Managing Director Beijing, and Lili Pang as General Manager Shanghai. Chong Kin and […]

Alibaba goes offline with $2.9 billion stake in China’s top grocer

Alibaba goes offline with $2.9 billion stake in China’s top grocer

Internet giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd announcecd it would invest $2.87 billion for a major stake in China’s top hypermart operator, Sun Art Retail Group Ltd, part of a wider push into offline retail. As part of an alliance with Auchan Retail S.A. and Ruentex Group, Alibaba would buy the stake from Ruentex while Auchan Retail […]

Alibaba’s Alipay pilots facial recognition payment technology at KFC in China

Alibaba’s Alipay pilots facial recognition payment technology at KFC in China

China has become the first nation to embrace facial recognition technology to authorise digital payments following an innovative play by Alibaba to ease queues in local KFC restaurants. The so-called ‘smile to pay’ service has been introduced in the city of Huangzhou as part of a trial with the chicken chain to boost the customer […]

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 […]

Publicis Groupe and Alibaba announce China Uni marketing partnership

Publicis Groupe and Alibaba announce China Uni marketing partnership

Reinforcing the organization’s commitment to leadership in digital, data and technology, Publicis Groupe launched a partnership with Alibaba bringing benefit to the clients of Publicis Media, Publicis Communications and Publicis.Sapient. Alibaba’s Uni Marketing framework is a complete product portfolio powered by data that enables brands to have control of brand building across the Alibaba ecosystem in […]

Publicis Communications announces new leadership in Guangzhou

Publicis Communications has announced that Cathryn Chen, current General Manager of Saatchi & Saatchi Guangzhou, will head all creative agencies under Publicis Communications in Guangzhou, including Saatchi & Saatchi, Publicis Worldwide, and Leo Burnett. In her new role, Chen will enable the access of creative agencies (Saatchi & Saatchi, Publicis Worldwide and Leo Burnett) to […]

Bacardi Appoints Adam Zhu as Non-Executive Chairman of Greater China

Bacardi Appoints Adam Zhu as Non-Executive Chairman of Greater China

Bacardi Limited, the world’s largest privately held spirits company, announces the creation of a new dual role and immediate appointment of Mr. Adam Zhu, 50, as Non-Executive Chairman of Greater China for Bacardi and Special Advisor to Bacardi Limited Chief Executive Officer Michael Dolan. n these roles, Mr. Zhu will utilize his considerable expertise to […]