Publicis Media UK Integrates Blue 449 Into Spark Foundry

Agency will be led by Lindsay Turner

Publicis Media UK Integrates Blue 449 Into Spark Foundry

Publicis Media UK today announced that it will merge two of its agency brands – Blue 449 and Spark Foundry – to create one powerhouse proposition in the UK from the beginning of 2020. This follows a global consolidation earlier this year. Strengthened by the synergies of culture and entrepreneurial spirit that both agencies share, […]

FCB Joburg announces a new creative leadership team

FCB Joburg announces a new creative leadership team

FCB Joburg is putting its creative future in the hands of young and ready talent. Suhana Gordhan and Tian van den Heever, both of whom are no strangers to the advertising industry, have been promoted to Executive Creative Directors joining Neo Segola who became an ECD last year. The trio have consistently been creating highly contagious, well-awarded […]

Nested.com Selects Neil A Dawson & Co to Create its First Ever Advertising Campaign

Nested.com Selects Neil A Dawson & Co to Create its First Ever Advertising Campaign

Pioneering estate agent, Nested.com has selected Neil A Dawson & Co as its creative communications partner after a credentials pitch. Tasked with increasing brand awareness and driving growth, the new creative hot shop will create a TV, radio, outdoor and online advertising campaign due to launch in early March.  Ben Bailey at Nested.com said: “We chose Neil […]

ELVIS appoints Steve Thornton as Technical Director

- Thornton joins from experience design agency Foolproof, where he was Head of Technology - Will lead and grow technology offering to ensure agency continues to create unexpected and unforgettable work for its growing client portfolio

ELVIS appoints Steve Thornton as Technical Director

Creative agency ELVIS has announced the appointment of Steve Thornton to the new role of Technical Director, as it seeks tosupercharge and evolve its in-house technology capabilities.  Thornton joins the agency from experience design agency Foolproof, where he was Head of Technology, leading user experience projects for several major financial services businesses. Prior to this, he spent ten years […]

Havas Media Manchester boosts leadership team with appointment of Dentsu Aegis’ Lucy Barnes as Strategy Partner

- Barnes was previously Strategy Director at Dentsu Aegis Network - Follows hire of Stuart Lunn as Managing Director in September of this year

Havas Media Manchester boosts leadership team with appointment of Dentsu Aegis’ Lucy Barnes as Strategy Partner

Havas Media Manchester has announced the appointment of Lucy Barnes to the newly-created role of Strategy Partner, as the regional hub seeks to further strengthen its leadership team. Barnes joins from Dentsu Aegis Network, where she was a board-level Strategy Director, with responsibility for existing clients and new business, working on brands including Arcadia Group, Matalan […]

DesignLSM appoint new Managing Director

DesignLSM appoint new Managing Director

Award-winning UK hospitality design agency, DesignLSM, has announced the appointment of Holly Hallam as their new Managing Director. Bringing her considerable experience in brand, commercial and hospitality consumer strategy to the role.   Following three decades at the helm of the International hospitality design practice, Steve La Bouchardiere is stepping down from his position as Managing Director and passing […]

MediaSense Appoints Ex Reckitt Benckiser’s Andrea Bernhardt as Strategy Director

MediaSense Appoints Ex Reckitt Benckiser’s Andrea Bernhardt as Strategy Director

Independent global media advisor, MediaSense, has appointed Andrea Bernhardt as its Strategy Director to support the growing media transformation practice. Bernhardt will support brands to better maximise media investment and advise on organisational operating models for the consultancy’s global client portfolio. Bernhardt starts with immediate effect. Bernhardt joins MediaSense from Reckitt Benckiser, where she led […]

Wavemaker Appoints Anna Hickey As President, Global Clients

Wavemaker Appoints Anna Hickey As President, Global Clients

Hickey moves into the role from Wavemaker UK where she was COO. She will be part of the Wavemaker Global Leadership Team, responsible for ensuring worldwide best practice, client leadership, driving clients’ growth as well as creating and strengthening key client relationships. Anna Hickey has been with Wavemaker since January 2018 and helped support the […]

Born Social hire BAFTA sustainability ambassador

Born Social hire BAFTA sustainability ambassador

Award winning social media agency, Born Social, has appointed Kate Higham as Senior Operations Manager. The hire comes at the end of a year of accelerated growth for the agency, with high profile wins including Tinder, Nando’s and Snickers.  Kate joins from Shoreditch based post-production house, Splice, where she held the role of Facilities Director. During […]