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January 13, 2014


Ad giant WPP acquired a majority stake in the business of Marketeers Vietnam, an integrated marketing agency. Read more: http://bit.ly/1frGabr Suntory Holdings, the closely held Japanese whiskey and beer maker, said it will buy Beam Inc. for $16 billion to gain brands such as Maker's Mark…

People

January 13, 2014


TBWA\TAL Sri Lanka has announced the appointment of Subhash Pinnapola as Chief Creative Officer. Read more: http://bit.ly/1ce9ytN WPP’s OgilvyOne Worldwide has appointed Michael Kutschinski global chief creative officer. Read more: http://bit.ly/1d0P6Nl Critical Mass continues age…

Agencies

January 10, 2014


Jed Glanvill, the former Mindshare UK chief executive and EMEA regional leader, has launched Glanvill&Co, described as a new breed of specialist firm, which can offer flexible, senior talent and solutions on tap. Read more: http://bit.ly/JNltZg

Account Moves

January 10, 2014


UKTV, which owns channels including Gold and Dave, has expanded its creative roster to include Joint and Wieden & Kennedy. Read more: http://bit.ly/1bZF9iP GNC has found a new agency following the demise of Arnell Group. Read more: http://bit.ly/1lZ9l3i Direct General has shifted it…

People

January 10, 2014


The Red Consultancy has appointed directors Rebecca Fergusson and Sophie Taylor-Roberts as joint managing directors of its healthcare practice. Read more: http://bit.ly/KOCGSX Matthew Charlton and Neil Dawson, the chief executive and the executive creative director of BETC London, are le…