Cheil Worldwide & Samsung launch VR experience #BeFearless program to help people successfully conquer their deepest fears

Cheil Worldwide & Samsung launch VR experience #BeFearless program to help people successfully conquer their deepest fears

Cheil Worldwide and Samsung Electronics have set out to help people overcome deep-seated fears with technology. Samsung’s #BeFearless campaign seeks to empower young people to face their inner fears that can be a barrier in daily lives – whether it’s a fear of public speaking or heights – with the help of the immersive experience […]

Cheil Worldwide launches global retail specialism

Cheil Worldwide launches global retail specialism

Cheil Worldwide is consolidating its entire global retail resource under a single banner. Called Cheil Retail, the new unit will be led by Simon Hathaway as the Global Chief Retail Officer. Hathaway, who joined Cheil in 2012, will head a team of 1,500 people across 52 offices in 43 markets. Cheil Retail will work across […]

Samsung creates 4D Ski Jump VR for Youth Olympics

In partnership with the Lillehammer 2016 Winter Youth Olympic Games, as the mobile sponsor of Olympics, Samsung takes ski jumps to the next level with Gear VR in 360 degrees of virtual reality. The 4D VR experiences will be available to the public during the Winter Youth Olympic Games from February 11th to February 21st […]

Cheil Worldwide’s Soulmate project to support mental health recovery of North Korean defectors

Cheil Worldwide’s Soulmate project to support mental health recovery of North Korean defectors

[KGVID width=”600″ height=”338″]https://marcommnews.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/11.SouthKorean-NorthKoreanTranslator.mp4[/KGVID] Cheil Worldwide signed an agreement this month with Samsung Medical Center and Korea Hana Foundation to launch ‘Soulmate’ project to help North Korean defectors regain their mental health. The project will officially launch in March. Last year, Cheil Worldwide launched a smartphone app called ‘South Korean – North Korean Translator’ to help […]

Centrade Integrated Announces Alliance with Cheil Worldwide

Centrade Integrated Announces Alliance with Cheil Worldwide

Centrade Integrated and Cheil are pleased to announce a strategic partnership for Adriatic and Balkan region. Following 20 years representing Saatchi & Saatchi and after a full year as the leading independent agency in Romania, Centrade is bringing their extensive network of clients and award-winning creative performance to the region – an ideal partnership embarking […]

Cheil appoint McCann CMO Richard Newman as APAC chief growth officer

Cheil appoint McCann CMO Richard Newman as APAC chief growth officer

Cheil Worldwide has hired McCann’s Richard Newman to drive growth for the ad agency network as regional chief growth officer. Newman was previously chief marketing officer for McCann, a role he has held since 2011. He will report to Aaron Lau, president of international, and CEO of Cheil Greater China. Lau stated in a press release: “We […]

Samsung + World Surf League launch pioneering 360 VR film via Rapid VR and Cheil Worldwide

Samsung + World Surf League launch pioneering 360 VR film via Rapid VR and Cheil Worldwide

Sydney-based Rapid VR has again explored new frontiers in the development of 360 degree immersive virtual reality (VR) video content with a new 360˚ VR film created in partnership with the World Surf League (WSL) and Samsung featuring former WSL World Champion CJ Hobgood via agency Cheil Worldwide. Directed by renowned surf filmmaker Taylor Steele […]

Cheil Worldwide’s global ECD Wain Choi appointed as Jury President at Spikes Asia

Cheil Worldwide’s global ECD Wain Choi appointed as Jury President at Spikes Asia

Cheil Worldwide, the marketing solutions company headquartered in South Korea, announced Spikes Asia’s appointment of global executive creative director, Wain Choi, as the Jury President. Spikes Asia is the most prominent award show in Asia for excellence in the creative communications industry. Wain Choi has been named as Spikes Asia’s first ever Jury President from […]

Cheil Worldwide partners with Mirriad for native in-video advertising in South Korea

Cheil Worldwide partners with Mirriad for native in-video advertising in South Korea

Cheil Worldwide, a leading South Korea-based marketing solutions company, and Mirriad, the world leader in native in-video advertising, have entered into a new long-term partnership. The alliance will enable Cheil to strengthen its leadership in the digital advertising market as well as enhance Mirriad’s market presence in Asia, and in particular in South Korea. Mirriad’s […]