Taylor James and SMITH Creative Labs Merge and Announce Global Leadership

Taylor James and SMITH Creative Labs Merge and Announce Global Leadership

Global production company Taylor James and marketing/entertainment company SMITH Creative Labs have merged and will now be operating as Taylor James, effective immediately. Crossroads Films founder Dan Lindau, Süperfad founder Geraint Owen and Alex Smith all join Taylor James from SMITH. Alyssa St. Vincent joins from Eight VFX, adding an element of class to an […]

Serviceplan focus on user interface development with introduction of Plan.Net UX

Serviceplan focus on user interface development with introduction of Plan.Net UX

The Plan.Net Group is now offering an even wider range of products and services from the House of Communication Hamburg. The Group has further distinguished its digital service offering by founding Plan.Net UX, a new agency specialising in consistent user experiences and intuitive front-end solutions. Managing Director Christoph Mecke heads up the new agency. He can […]

UM appoints Chris Skinner as first EMEA President

UM appoints Chris Skinner as first EMEA President

UM has appointed Chris Skinner to the new role of President, EMEA; a role that will see him provide brand leadership to the region, driving growth, and developing key strategic talent, client relationships and the UM product offering. The move follows a series of recent global client wins including Spotify, Accenture and Coach in the […]

AKQA Unveils New Swedish Studio, Designed for Client Co-Location

AKQA Unveils New Swedish Studio, Designed for Client Co-Location

Ideas and innovation company AKQA opens the doors to its first studio in Scandinavia. Specifically designed for client co-location the 50-person, 1100 square meter open floor plan studio serves international clients including Volvo Cars. A striking renovation of an old shipbuilding warehouse, the space is situated dockside along the Gothia River in Lindholmen, Gothenburg’s emerging […]

Wavemaker Announces Global Chief Client Officer

Wavemaker Announces Global Chief Client Officer

Wavemaker appointed Aaron Smith as Global Chief Client Officer. The announcement was made by Tim Castree, Global CEO, MEC and Wavemaker. Aaron Smith joins on October 2nd and will be based in Chicago. Speaking on the appointment, Tim Castree said, “Aaron has over 20 years of experience in consulting to CMOs and brands. That makes […]

bigdog Norwich targets London leaders of the pack

bigdog Norwich targets London leaders of the pack

Full-service, integrated advertising and marketing agency bigdog announced a new campaign to attract top London talent to its Norwich office. The campaign is inspired by bigdog’s determination to take a holistic view of work and lifestyle and points out the many reasons it’s worth considering making a move away from the capital. This major new recruitment […]

The Next15 Group welcomes financial specialist Charterhouse Research

The Next15 Group welcomes financial specialist Charterhouse Research

Specialist financial market research consultancy Charterhouse Research has been acquired by the Next15 Communications Group. The consultancy will form part of Next 15’s expanding data and insights group, MIG Global (MIG), cementing a specialism in financial services research and bringing a broader offering to the Charterhouse client base. Founded 13 years ago, the core team […]

Mirum Becomes Crownpeak’s First Global Partner

Mirum Becomes Crownpeak’s First Global Partner

Crownpeak, the Enterprise Digital experience and quality management company, has made Mirum the inaugural member of the newly relaunched Crownpeak Partner Network. Mirum, part of the J. Walter Thompson Company and WPP, is a digital agency with over 2,400 digital savants, storytellers, technologists, makers and relentlessly curious minds. With offices in 24 countries, Mirum has deep […]